Minnesota board greets new members

NEWS IN BRIEF — Posted May 3, 2004

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The Minnesota Board of Medical Practice has two new physician members, Bradley S. Johnson, MD, of Avon, Minn., and Ernest W. Lampe II, MD, of Mankato, Minn. Both were appointed by Gov. Tim Pawlenty.

Dr. Johnson has practiced medicine in Minnesota for 18 years. He is a family physician and works as a principal at Partners Healthcare Consulting Inc. in St. Louis Park. He was appointed to the board seat for a medical doctor from the sixth congressional district. He will serve a four-year term ending Jan. 7, 2008, and fills the board seat formerly held by Scott Tongen, MD.

Dr. Lampe has practiced medicine in Minnesota for 34 years. He is a general surgeon and practices at the Mankato Clinic in Mankato. He is a clinical assistant professor in the Dept. of Surgery at the University of Minnesota. He was appointed to the board seat for an at-large medical doctor. He will serve a four-year term ending Jan. 7, 2008, and fills the board seat formerly held by Gail Bender, MD.

The governor reappointed to the board Rebecca J. Hafner, MD, of Avon, a family physician.

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