RCHI director Williams voted president-elect of TMA
(COLLEGE STATION, TX) — Josie R. Williams, M.D., M.M.M., C.P.E., director of the Texas A&M Health Science Center Rural and Community Health Institute and Institute for Healthcare Evaluation, was recently elected president-elect of the Texas Medical Association during TexMed 2007 in Dallas.
TMA’s governing body, the House of Delegates, elected Dr. Williams during the association’s annual meeting. She will serve as president-elect for one year and assume the presidency of America’s largest state medical society in 2008.
An assistant professor in the HSC-College of Medicine departments of Internal Medicine and Family and Community Medicine, Dr. Williams has served as a member of the TMA Board of Trustees since 2001, its Council on Legislation and Council on Socioeconomics, and several other capacities. She also has been a TMA delegate to the American Medical Association House of Delegates and served on numerous other professional medical groups.
Dr. Williams earned her medical degree from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio after completing undergraduate studies at Texas A&M University. She received her nursing degree at Sparks Memorial Hospital School of Nursing at Fort Smith, Ark.
The Texas Medical Association is the largest state medical society in the United States, representing nearly 42,000 physician and medical student members.