Lubbock Physician to Represent Texas at AMA

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; e-mail: marcus.cooper[at]texmed[dot]org

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May 06, 2016