Gov. Perry Appoints Six to Texas State Board of Medical Examiners
AUSTIN - Gov. Rick Perry today announced the appointment of six individuals to serve on the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners for terms to expire April 13, 2009. The board regulates licensed healthcare professionals in Texas and educates consumers regarding their rights in seeking quality health care.
Dr. Lee Anderson of Fort Worth was reappointed to the board, where he serves as chair. He is a vitreoretinal specialist and the president and founder of Retina Consultants in Fort Worth. He is a member of the Texas Medical Association, American Medical Association, American Academy of Ophthalmology and Tarrant County Medical Society. He serves on the University of Texas Liberal Arts Development Board, UT Medical Branch Alumni Association Board of Trustees, the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and the American Cancer Society. He received his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.
Melinda Fredricks of Conroe is a partner in a public relations consulting firm. She is a former math teacher at Lake Dallas Middle School, a former director of Ashbury Relief Ministries and a Webelos leader for the Boy Scouts of America. She received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of North Texas in Denton.
Dr. Amanullah Khan of Dallas is the president of the Cancer Center Associates of Dallas and McKinney. He is a member of the American Medical Association, Texas Medical Association and the Dallas County Medical Society. Khan formerly served on the board for the Texas Department of Health. He is also a member of the St. Vincent Medical Foundation, the Kindness Foundation and the President’s Advisory Board for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. He received his medical degree from King Edward Medical College in Pakistan and the Graduate Research Center at Baylor University.
Dr. Keith E. Miller of Center is a family physician in private practice and a physician reviewer for the Texas Medical Foundation. He is president of the Shelby-Sabine County Medical Society, a member of the Texas Medical Association and a fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians. Miller serves on the Dallas-Fort Worth Regional Medical Advisory Committee for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas and on the Development Council of Baylor University. Miller earned his bachelor’s degree from Baylor University and his medical degree from the University of Arkansas College of Medicine.
Dr. Larry Price of Belton, senior staff cardiologist at Scott and White Clinic, was reappointed to the board. He is chief of cardiac pacing and electrophysiology at Scott and White and director of the Cardiac Electrophysiology Laboratory. He is a member of the Texas Medical Association and an assistant professor at the Texas A&M University Health Science Center/College of Medicine. Price earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Baylor University and his medical degree from the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine at the University of North Texas Health Sciences Center.
Timothy J. Turner of Bellaire is vice president of business development at Global PTM, an information technology consulting firm. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas and the Greater Southwest Houston Chamber of Commerce, where he formerly served on the board of director. Turner also has served as the alumni president for the Leadership 20/20 Alumni Association. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin.
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