Longview Physician Couple Take TMA Leadership Positions

July 10, 2017   

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.

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.

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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Contact:  Brent 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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