July 10, 2017
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.
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.
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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