Gov. Perry Appoints Eight to Texas Medical Board District Review Committees
David Baucom of Sulphur Springs is president of Baucom Insurance Services, Inc. He is a member of the Independent Insurance Agents of Texas and an advisory director to Guaranty Bond Bank. Baucom received a bachelor’s degree from Baylor University. He is reappointed for a term to expire Jan. 15, 2012.
Carlos Gallardo of Frisco is manager of recruitment and selection at Texas Woman’s University. He is a member of the Frisco YMCA board of directors and the City of Frisco Urban Forestry Board. He is also a member of The Colony Chamber of Commerce, Rotary International and the Knights of Columbus. Gallardo served in the U.S. Air Force. He attended Webster University and received a bachelor’s degree from Texas Tech University. He is reappointed for a term to expire Jan. 15, 2014.
Hari Reddy of Fairview is a physician with Allergy and Asthma Associates of Allen and clinical assistant professor at the University of North Texas Health Science Center. He is a member of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology; Joint Council of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology; and the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. He is also district five secretary for the Texas Osteopathic Medical Association and a member of the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners. Reddy received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Miami and a medical degree from the University of North Texas Health Science Center. He replaces Rodney Wiseman of Tyler for a term to expire Jan.15, 2012.
Melissa Tonn of Dallas is a physician and president of OccMD Group. She is a member of the American Academy of Disability Evaluating Physicians, American and Texas colleges of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Texas and American Medical Associations, and Dallas County Medical Society. She is also a volunteer with Texoma Youth Camp and Armstrong Elementary. Tonn received a bachelor’s degree and a master’s of business administration from Rice University, a medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio and a master’s degree in public health from the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston. She replaces Allan Shulkin of Dallas for a term to expire Jan. 15, 2012.
District Four Review Committee
Noe Fernandez of McAllen is president of Dos Rios Textiles Corp. He is a past member of the University of Texas Pan American and Texas State Technical College boards of regents, past vice chairman of the Texas Water Development Board and Texas Water Resources Finance Authority, and past member of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. Fernandez received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas Pan American. He is reappointed for a term to expire Jan. 15, 2014.
Chevy Lee of McAllen is a physician in the solo practice of ophthalmology. He is a member of the Texas Medical Association, a past president of the Hidalgo-Starr County Medical Society, past president of the Texas Ophthalmological Association and an American Academy of Ophthalmology fellow. Lee received a bachelor's degree from the University of Texas at Austin and a medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. He is reappointed for a term to expire Jan 15, 2014.
Richard Newman of San Antonio is a surgical oncologist with San Antonio Head and Neck Surgical Associates. He is a member of the American Society of Head and Neck Surgery, Society of Air Force Clinical Surgeons, Texas Medical Association, Bexar County Medical Society, Texas Surgical Society and American Academy of Otolaryngology, and is an American College of Surgeons fellow. He is also a founding member of M.D. Anderson Associates, a past board member of the Holmgren Children’s Shelter, a member and volunteer surgeon for South Texas Physicians Outreach and a member of Antonio Children’s Service Bureau board of directors. Newman received a bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University and a medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center. He replaces Peter Scholl of Austin for a term to expire Jan. 15, 2012.
Russell Parker of Austin is a land developer in the Austin and San Antonio areas. He is a member and chairman of the Center for Child Protection building committee. Parker replaces Lorna Kithil of Marble Falls for a term to expire Jan. 15, 2010.
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