Dallas Physician Elected to TMA’s Board of Trustees

May 2, 2015 


Richard W. Snyder II, MD, FACC, a Dallas cardiologist, was elected to serve on the Texas Medical Association (TMA) Board of Trustees, the association’s governing body. Dr. Snyder was elected at TexMed, the association’s annual conference in Austin.

“I am honored to serve on the TMA Board of Trustees,” said Dr. Snyder. “As clinicians, we treat one patient at a time, but as physician advocates, we can help treat everyone all at once. And I want to help everyone all at once.”

Dr. Snyderhas a long history of leadership in organized medicine. He serves on TMA’s Council on Legislation and is a board member of TEXPAC, TMA’s political action committee.

He is past president of the American College of Cardiology, Texas Chapter, currently chairs its Legislative Committee, and served at the national level on its Board of Governors. Locally, Dr. Snyder served as president of the Dallas County Medical Society in 2012, during which he led the physician community’s response to the city’s West Nile virus epidemic. Due to his leadership, he was appointed to the Dallas County Public Health Advisory Committee by Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins.

Dr. Snyder graduated from The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and has been a cardiologist for more than 20 years. He is vice president at HeartPlace in Dallas and has cared for patients at Medical City Dallas Hospital since 1996, where he has served as the Department of Medicine chair, medical staff president, and Board of Trustees member.

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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