Lubbock Physician Reelected to Represent Texas at AMA

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.

Dr. 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.

Dr. 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.

As part of the Texas delegation to AMA, she helps make policy recommendations to the national body on behalf of Texas doctors.

She 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.

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Marcus Cooper (512) 370-1382; cell: (512) 650-5336; email: marcus.cooper[at]texmed[dot]org

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May 17, 2018