Beaumont Physician Reelected to TMA Leadership Position

July 10, 2017   

Garrett K. Peel, MD, a Beaumont general surgeon in practice for eight years, was reelected to the Texas Medical Association’s (TMA’s) Council on Science and Public Health. TMA held elections and appointments in conjunction with its TexMed conference and expo, held this year in Houston. Dr. Peel 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 Council on Science and Public Health develops TMA policy on critical public health and medical science issues, advances TMA’s leadership in medical science and public health advocacy, and provides physicians timely public health and scientific information on current topics.

Dr. Peel is a member of the Jefferson 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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July 24, 2017

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