Two MMA Members Join Board of Medical Practice
[MMA News Now, Oct. 11, 2012] Two physicians, recommended by the MMA, were appointed to the state’s Board of Medical Practice on Oct. 8 by Gov. Mark Dayton.
Irshad Jafri, M.D., who specializes in gastroenterology at HealthPartners Specialty Clinic in St. Paul, will represent Congressional District 2. Maria Statton, M.D., who practices family medicine at Sanford Health’s Bemidji Clinic, will represent Congressional District 8. Both appointments are effective Oct. 15.
The MMA has statutory authority to submit endorsement recommendations to the governor for consideration when making physician appointments to the BMP.