Sept. 11, 2017
Moss Hampton, MD, a Midland board-certified obstetrician-gynecologist in
practice for 33 years, has joined the Texas Medical Association Foundation
(TMAF) Board of Trustees. He begins his three-year term at TMA Fall Conference
in September, after being selected in May to serve.
the philanthropic arm of the Texas Medical Association (TMA), raises funds to
support the public health, quality of care, and science priority initiatives of
the association and the family of medicine. TMAF raises funds and connects
medicine, business, and community groups that carry out these programs at the
local and state levels.
Dr. Hampton has been a TMA member for 31
years and received gold-level distinction in TMA’s Award for Excellence in
Academic Medicine in 2013. He has served as a member of TMA’s Council on
Communication, and is a member of the TMA Be Wise — ImmunizeSM
Physician Advisory Panel. Dr. Hampton is a former president of the
Potter-Randall County Medical Society (CMS) and has represented the society as a
delegate to TMA’s House of Delegates policy-making body. He is a member of the
Dr. Hampton is a past president of the
Texas Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and a past chair of
District XI of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. He is
a member of the Steering Committee of the Texas Women’s Healthcare Coalition
and the Maternal Child Health Committee of the March of Dimes-Texas Chapter. He
also is a member of the Texas Collaborative for Healthy Mothers and Babies.
For the past 11 years, Dr. Hampton has
served as regional chair and professor in the Department of Obstetrics and
Gynecology at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) of the
Permian Basin. Prior to working in academics, Dr. Hampton cared for patients in
private practice for more than 10 years, most recently in Pampa.
Dr. Hampton received his medical degree
from TTUHSC-Lubbock. He completed his residency at TTUHSC-Lubbock and Lubbock
Dr. Hampton joins the TMAF board of TMA
physician members, TMA Alliance members (TMA physicians and spouses who work on
TMA volunteer initiatives such as the outreach programs to improve health), and
community leaders. Each member serves a three-year term and may be reappointed
to serve two additional terms.
of the better-known programs TMAF supports include TMA’s Hard Hats for Little Heads, Be
Wise — Immunize, Walk
With a Doc Texas, the Minority Scholarship Program, and the Ernest
and Sarah Butler Awards for Excellence in Science Teaching. The foundation also funds local health
initiatives through community grants.
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. TMA Foundation raises funds to support the population health, quality of care and science priority initiatives of TMA and the Family of Medicine.
Wise — Immunize is a service mark of the Texas Medical Association.
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