May 19, 2018
Cynthia A. Jumper, MD, a Lubbock internist in practice for 24 years,
was reelected to serve as a Texas alternate delegate in the American Medical
Association (AMA) House of Delegates, the organization’s policymaking body. The
Texas Medical Association (TMA)
House of Delegates elected Dr. Jumper today in San
Antonio during TexMed, TMA’s annual conference.
Jumper serves as a member of TMA’s Council on Legislation and is a consultant
to TMA’s Council on Medical Education. She also is an alternate delegate for the
Lubbock County Medical Society in TMA’s House of Delegates.
Jumper serves as a tenured professor, vice president of Health Policy and
Special Medical Initiatives at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
School of Medicine-Lubbock (TTUHSC-Lubbock) and former chair of the Department
of Internal Medicine. Dr. Jumper received her medical degree from
TTUHSC-Lubbock in 1988 and completed her residency there in 1991.
part of the Texas delegation to AMA, she helps make policy recommendations to
the national body on behalf of Texas doctors.
is a member of the Lubbock County Medical Society.
TMA is the largest state medical society in the nation,
representing more than 51,000 physician and medical student members. It is
located in Austin and has 112 component county medical societies around the
state. TMA’s key objective since 1853 is to improve the health of all Texans.
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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May 17, 2018