April 30, 2016
Cynthia A. Jumper, MD,
a Lubbock internal medicine specialist
who’s been an active member of organized medicine for more than 22 years, was reelected
to serve as a Texas alternate delegate in the American Medical Association (AMA)
House of Delegates, the national organization’s policymaking body. Dr. Jumper
was reelected on April 30 by the Texas Medical Association (TMA) House
of Delegates at the association’s annual TexMed conference, in Dallas.
Dr. Jumper serves as a tenured professor,
chair of the Department of Internal Medicine, and vice president of health policy
at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine-Lubbock (TTUHSC-Lubbock). Dr. Jumper received her medical degree from TTUHSC-Lubbock
in 1988 and completed her residency there in 1991.
Dr. Jumper, along with the rest of
the Texas delegation to AMA, will recommend policy to the national body on
behalf of Texas doctors. She is a member
of the Lubbock-Crosby-Garza County Medical Society.
TMA is the largest state
medical society in the nation, representing more than 49,000 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: Brent Annear (512) 370-1381; Cell: (512)
656-7320; e-mail: brent.annear[at]texmed[dot]org
Marcus Cooper (512) 370-1382
Cell: (512) 650-5336;
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May 06, 2016