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New members join AMA Foundation board of directors

NEWS IN BRIEF — Posted Sept. 6, 2004

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The American Medical Association Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Association, recently named five new members to its 18-member board of directors and also appointed a medical student member, which is a first for the organization.

The new members are J. Edward Hill, MD, president-elect of the AMA and a family physician in Mississippi; Owen Garrick, MD, director of corporate strategy and business development for McKesson Corp. in San Francisco; Joseph Hatch, MD, assistant professor of ophthalmology at the University of Utah's Moran Eye Center; Richard Hovland, vice president and chief financial officer for the American College of Healthcare Executives in Chicago; Elizabeth Anderson, nurse manager at Albany Medical Center in New York and chair of the Foundation committee for the AMA Alliance; and Arun Mohan, an MD-MBA student at Emory University.

The AMA Foundation offers scholarships to medical students, grants for research and community-based programs and educational resources on public health issues such as health literacy.

Note: This item originally appeared at http://www.ama-assn.org/amednews/2004/09/06/prbf0906.htm.

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