Husband and wife physicians from Longview have been selected for
leadership positions in the Texas Medical Association (TMA). TMA held elections
and appointments in conjunction with its TexMed conference and expo, held this
year in Houston. The physicians begin their term of service at TMA’s Fall
Conference in September.
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.
Brenda Vozza-Zeid, MD, an internist in practice
for 19 years, was reappointed to the TMA’s Committee on Medical Home and
Primary Care. The Committee
on Medical Home and Primary Care promotes the medical home and
integration of primary care, community care, and public health. Dr. Vozza-Zeid practices in Henderson and is a member of
the Rusk County Medical Society.
Yasser F. Zeid, MD, an obstetrician-gynecologist
in practice for 20 years, was elected to TMA’s Council on Legislation. The Council on
Legislation monitors and develops strategies regarding pending legislation and
initiates legislative policies at the state and national levels to improve our
health care system. Dr. Zeid practices in
Longview and is a member of the Gregg-Upshur 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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