BLANCK NAMED TO NATIONAL BOARD OF MEDICAL EXAMINERS

August 1, 2005

Ronald Blanck, DO, president of UNT Health Science Center, was elected to a second four-year term as a member-at-large of the National Board of Medical Examiners.

The National Board of Medical Examiners is an independent, not-for-profit organization that provides credentialing examinations for the health professions. The board develops the three-step United States Medical Licensing Examinationâ?¢, which provides a common evaluation system for applicants seeking initial licensure to practice medicine in the United States.

Members of the National Board of Medical Examiners constitute the governing body of the board with responsibility for establishing policy for the organization. The board, which meets annually in March, is composed of 80 members representing the academic community, national professional organizations, state licensing boards, students, residents, the federal government and the public.

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