Florida med board gets new members
NEWS IN BRIEF — Posted Jan. 31, 2005
The Florida Board of Medicine recently announced the appointment of two new board members: Carmel Barrau, MD, of Miami, and Frank Farmer, MD, of Ormond Beach.
Dr. Barrau, the first Haitian-American physician appointed to the board, is founder and president of UniHealth of South Florida -- a multispecialty group treating mostly indigent, minority populations. He is a voluntary professor at the University of Miami School of Medicine.
Dr. Farmer is a colonel in the U.S. Air Force Reserve, where he is commander of the 919 Special Operation Medical Group. He is past president of the Florida Medical Assn. and a former recipient of the medical board's Chairman's Recognition Award for service to the practice of medicine and the citizens of Florida.
Note: This item originally appeared at http://www.ama-assn.org/amednews/2005/01/31/prbf0131.htm.