Gov. Perry Appoints Juarez to the Texas Institute for Health Care Quality and Efficiency Board of Directors
Gov. Rick Perry has appointed Jacinto Juarez of Laredo to the Texas Institute for Health Care Quality and Efficiency Board of Directors for a term to expire Jan. 31, 2015. Pursuant to Senate Bill 7 of the 82nd Legislative Session, the institute will improve health care quality, accountability, education and cost to the state by encouraging health care provider collaboration, effective health care delivery models and coordination of health care services.
Juarez is dean emeritus of and an instructor in the Laredo Community College Department of Computer Information Systems and Mathematics. He is chair of the Texas AgriLife Extension Service Family and Consumer Science Committee, a board member of the Texas Department of State Health Services Council and Texas AgriLife Extension Service Leadership Advisory, and a member of the City of Laredo Civil Service Commission and Texas Community College Teachers Association. He is also former mayor pro-tem and a past Laredo city council member, and a past member of the Texas Health Information Council, Texas Statewide Health Coordinating Council, White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans, and the U.S. Census Bureau Race and Ethnic Advisory Committee.
Juarez received a bachelor's degree from Texas A&M University, a master's degree in education from Texas A&M-Kingsville, and a Doctorate of Education from Texas A&M-Commerce.
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