MMA leaders elected at Annual Meeting
[MMA News Now, September 16, 2011]The MMA House of Delegates elected the following officers for 2011-2012.
Dan Maddox, M.D., an internist and allergist, Division of Allergic Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester.
David Westgard, M.D., family physician and chief medical officer, Olmsted Medical Center, Rochester
Speaker of the House of Delegates
Mark Liebow, M.D., internal medicine physician, Division of General Internal Medicine at Mayo Clinic, Rochester.
Vice Speaker of the House
Robert Moravec, M.D., family and emergency medicine physician, St. Joseph’s Hospital, St. Paul.
Re-elected were Ray Christensen, M.D., family physician, Gateway Family Health Clinic, Moose Lake; Sally Trippel, M.D., internist, Mayo Clinic, Rochester. Elected was Paul Matson, M.D., orthopedic surgeon, Orthopedic and Fracture Clinic, Mankato.
AMA Alternate Delegates
Re-elected were John Abenstein, M.D., anesthesiologist, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, and David Estrin, M.D., pediatrician, South Lake Pediatrics, Plymouth. Elected were Steve Darrow, M.D., internal medicine-pediatric nephrology fellow, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, and Will Nicholson, M.D., family medicine, St. John’s Hospital, Maplewood.
MMA Board of Trustees
Elected to the board include Macaran Baird, M.D., At–large Trustee; Marilyn Peitso, M.D., North Central District; Phillip Stoltenberg, M.D., Twin Cities District, and Roy Yawn, M.D., Southeast District.
Re-elected to the board include Beth Baker, M.D., Twin Cities District; Michael Heck, M.D., Northeast District; Donald Jacobs, M.D., Twin Cities District; and Doug Wood, M.D, Southeast District.
The MMA would like to thank Blanton Bessinger, M.D., and Anthony Jaspers, M.D., who will be leaving the AMA Delegation, for their many years of service.