San Antonio Physician Reelected to TMA’s Board of Trustees

May 2, 2015

San Antonio pathologist David N. Henkes, MD, was reelected to serve on the Texas Medical Association (TMA) Board of Trustees, the association’s governing body. Dr. Henkes was elected at TexMed, the association’s annual conference and expo, in Austin. He was first elected to the TMA board in 2009.

“I am honored to serve on the TMA Board of Trustees,” said Dr. Henkes. “In the next few years, physicians will face more changes in health care policy and regulations. I will continue to fight to ensure physicians have the clinical autonomy to select the best care for their patients.”

Dr. Henkes is an active and distinguished leader for organized medicine and Texas patients. He has served on TMA’s councils on Socioeconomics and Legislation; has chaired TEXPAC, TMA’s political action committee; and currently chairs the Texas Delegation to the American Medical Association. In addition to his work within TMA, Dr. Henkes is past president of the Texas Society of Pathologists and former governor appointee to the Texas Radiation Safety Advisory Board. He also serves on the Texas Health and Human Services Commission’s Medical Care Advisory Committee and chairs the commission’s Physician Payment Advisory Committee.

Locally, Dr. Henkes served as president of the Bexar County Medical Society. He is former chief of staff at Santa Rosa Northwest Hospital and laboratory medical director for the Christus Santa Rosa Medical Center Hospital in San Antonio. A graduate of The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Dr. Henkes specializes in anatomic and clinical pathology, and has been practicing medicine for 32 years.

TMA is the largest state medical society in the nation, representing more than 48,000 physician and medical student members. It is located in Austin and has 110 component county medical societies around the state. TMA's key objective since 1853 is to improve the health of all Texans.

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Contact:   Steve Levine, Office (512) 370-1380, Cell (512) 750-0971, steve.levine[at]texmed[dot]org
                  Brent Annear, Office (512) 370-1381, Cell (512) 656-7320, brent.annear[at]texmed[dot]org

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