July 10, 2017
a Temple infectious diseases specialist in practice for 10 years, was appointed
to the Texas Medical Association’s (TMA’s) Committee on Infectious Diseases. TMA
held elections and appointments in conjunction with its TexMed conference and
expo, held this year in Houston. Dr. Howell will begin his term of service at
TMA’s Fall Conference in September.
TMA physicians and medical students are appointed or elected to
one of TMA’s 25 boards, councils, and committees. They are responsible for
studying health care-related issues and making recommendations on important
health care policy affecting Texas patients and their physicians.
The Committee on Infectious Diseases educates physicians
and the public about new information regarding infectious diseases including
HIV, Zika, Ebola, and sexually transmitted diseases.
Howell is a member of the Bell County Medical Society.
TMA is the largest state
medical society in the nation, representing more than 50,000 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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Annear (512) 370-1381; cell: (512) 656-7320; email: brent.annear[at]texmed[dot]org
Marcus Cooper (512)
370-1382; cell: (512) 650-5336; email: marcus.cooper[at]texmed[dot]org
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