April 30, 2016
East Texas physicians were elected
today to represent Texas doctors in the American Medical Association’s (AMA’s)
House of Delegates, the national organization’s policymaking body. The Texas Medical Association’s (TMA’s) House of Delegates
elected the physician leaders in Dallas during TexMed, TMA’s annual conference.
Asa C. Lockhart, MD, a Tyler anesthesiologist
in practice for 39 years, was reelected to serve as a delegate. He is a member
of the Smith County Medical Society (CMS).
Jerry D. McLaughlin II, MD, a Longview obstetrician-gynecologist
in practice for 20 years, was elected to serve as an alternate delegate. He is
a member of the Gregg-Upshur CMS.
part of the TMA state delegation to AMA, these physicians help make policy
recommendations to the national body on behalf of Texas doctors.
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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