TCOM ALUMNI ASSOCIATION ELECTS NEW LEADERSHIP


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FORT WORTH, Texasâ??The Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine Alumni Association has elected its officers for 2000-2001.

Jack McCarty, D.O, a Lubbock family practice physician, is now president of the board for the 2,100+ members of the association. President elect is Dale Chisum, D.O., who practices emergency medicine in Wichita, Kansas. Fort Worth physician Elizabeth Palmarozzi, D.O. is the boardâ??s vice president. Immediate past president is James Froelich, D.O., of Bonham, Texas.

Chris Pratt, D.O. joins the board this year as a new member. Returning board members are David Garza, D.O.; Tony Hedges, D.O.; David Hill, D.O.; John Jones III, D.O.; Alvin Mathé, D.O.; Ray Morrison, D.O.; Dan Saylak, D.O.; Rodney Wiseman, D.O.; and Gary Wolf, D.O.

Founded in 1974, the TCOM Alumni Association provides leadership in the professional development of the medical schoolâ??s graduates and seeks to advance osteopathic medicine and the medical school.

With more than 70 percent of its graduates practicing primary care, TCOM has consistently produced one of the highest percentages of primary care physicians in the United States. TCOM is the stateâ??s only osteopathic medical school, and one of 19 osteopathic medical school in the country.

TCOM forms the cornerstone of the University of North Texas Health Science Center. Other components are the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, the School of Public Health, and a masterâ??s level Physician Assistant Studies Program.

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