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Gov. Perry Appoints Marcus to Texas Council on Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke

Wednesday, November 14, 2012  •  Austin, Texas  •  Appointment

Gov. Rick Perry has appointed Howard R. Marcus of Austin to the Texas Council on Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke for a term to expire Feb. 1, 2017. The council educates, informs and coordinates activities to reduce the human and financial toll of cardiovascular disease and stroke.

Marcus is a physician and general internist at Austin Regional Clinic. He is a member of the Texas and Travis County Medical associations and the Texas Academy of Internal Medicine, a fellow of the American College of Physicians, and board chairman of Texas Alliance for Patient Access. He served in the National Health Service Corps.

Marcus received a bachelor's degree and a medical degree from Tufts University, and completed his internal medicine internship at the State University of New York at Buffalo and his internal medicine residency at the University of Rochester.

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