North Carolina board names members

NEWS IN BRIEF — Posted March 14, 2005

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North Carolina Gov. Mike Easley recently appointed Sarvesh Sathiraju, MD, to the North Carolina Medical Board, and reappointed two other physicians.

Dr. Sathiraju is an internist and director of medical-surgical services at Broughton Hospital in Morganton, N.C. He also has served as president of the Burke County (N.C.) Medical Society and as delegate to the house of delegates of the North Carolina Medical Society.

Easley reappointed Robert C. Moffatt, MD, of Asheville, and Michael E. Norins, MD, of Greensboro. Dr. Moffatt, whose practice focuses on surgical oncology, was appointed to the board in 2001.

He has served on the investigative, licensing and physicians health program committees. He is the board's president-elect.

Dr. Norins practices primary care and internal medicine and is medical director of LeBauer HealthCare. He also is an adjunct associate professor at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine.

Easley also appointed Cary resident Dicky Walia to be the board's public member.

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