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Arkansas Medical Society

News Release

May 11, 2006



The Arkansas Medical Society adjourned its 130 th Annual Session, Friday, May 5, 2006, with the election of state officers by the House of Delegates.

Stephen Strode, MD, of Little Rock, was reappointed as vice president. He will serve a one-year term through May, 2007. Dr. Strode is a Family Practice physician at UAMS and has been a member of the Arkansas Medical Society since 1985. As vice president, Dr. Strode will serve as a member of the Board of Trustees, Executive Committee and the House of Delegates. He will also assist the president in the discharge of the president’s duties and may be assigned by the president to other committees of the Society.

William Jones, MD, of Little Rock, was reappointed as an American Medical Association (AMA) delegate. He will serve a one-year term through May, 2007. Dr. Jones, a Dermatologist, has been a member of AMS since 1965. As AMA delegate, Dr. Jones will serve as a member of the AMA House of Delegates, representing AMS at meetings of the national House of Delegates.

Drs. Thomas Eans, Anthony Johnson, Kemp Skokos and Carl Covey, all of Little Rock, were appointed as members of the AMS Board of Trustees, representing the eighth district. They will each serve a two-year term through May 2008. As members of the Board of Trustees, these physicians will take part in regularly scheduled meetings to discuss issues of interest to physicians and patient care in Arkansas.

The Arkansas Medical Society is a voluntary professional association, established in 1875, and represents more than 4,500 physicians and medical students in all fields of medicine. The Arkansas Medical Society is affiliated with the American Medical Association.

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