N.Y. doctor new NMA board chair
NEWS IN BRIEF — Posted Dec. 19, 2005
The National Medical Assn. board of trustees elected Carolyn Barley Britton, MD, chair at the Annual Convention and Scientific Assembly in New York.
Dr. Britton is a New York neurologist and serves as associate professor of clinical neurology at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and as associate attending physician at New York Presbyterian Hospital and Harlem Hospital Center. She is a recognized expert in neurology and infectious disease of the nervous system.
Before being elected NMA board chair in October, Dr. Britton had served as chair of the NMA finance committee, member of the board of trustees and chair of the neurology section. She also has served as the Manhattan Medical Society's president.
Note: This item originally appeared at http://www.ama-assn.org/amednews/2005/12/19/prbf1219.htm.