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Notice of Application for Appointment to the Hemophilia Advisory Committee

Posted September 30, 2019 Physicians interested in being considered for a gubernatorial appointment to the Hemophilia Advisory Committee must submit an application and their curriculum vitae to the Kentucky Medical Association by October 30, 2019. Applications are being sought for the four-year term beginning December 1, 2019 ending November 30, 2023. Click here to obtain an application or contact KMA at (502) 814-1386.

Notice of Application for Appointment to the Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure

Posted September 27, 2019 Physicians interested in being considered for a gubernatorial appointment to the Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure (KBML) must submit an application and their curriculum vitae to the Kentucky Medical Association by October 30, 2019. Applications are being sought for the KBML partial four-year term ending August 31, 2022. Click here to obtain an application or contact KMA at (502) 814-1386.

Ben Chandler Receives KMA Advocacy Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sept. 24, 2019 CONTACT: Emily Schott KMA Communications Director 502-814-1388 schott@kyma.org Ben Chandler Receives KMA Advocacy Award LOUISVILLE, KY —  The Kentucky Medical Association (KMA) presented its Advocacy Award to Ben Chandler, President and CEO of the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky, during its 2019 Annual Meeting on Sept. 21 in Louisville. The award is presented to individuals who have effected positive change in the healthcare space through their advocacy efforts. In 2001, Chandler established the Foundation

Patrick Withrow, M.D., Receives KMA Community Service Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sept. 24, 2019 CONTACT: Emily Schott KMA Communications Director 502-814-1388 schott@kyma.org Patrick Withrow, M.D., Receives KMA Community Service Award LOUISVILLE, KY —  The Kentucky Medical Association (KMA) presented its Community Service Award to Patrick Withrow, M.D., of Paducah during the Leadership Dinner at the 2019 KMA Annual Meeting on Sept. 21. The award recognizes a physician who has made significant contributions to his or her community. Dr. Withrow was selected for tireless dedication to addressing two public

Keri Remmel, M.D., PhD, Receives KMA Educational Achievement Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sept. 24, 2019 CONTACT: Emily Schott KMA Communications Director 502-814-1388 schott@kyma.org Keri Remmel, M.D., PhD, Receives KMA Educational Achievement Award LOUISVILLE, KY —  The Kentucky Medical Association (KMA) presented its Educational Achievement Award to Keri Remmel, M.D., PhD, of Louisville during the Leadership Dinner at the 2019 KMA Annual Meeting on Sept. 21. The award is presented to individuals who have made outstanding contributions and achievements in the area of continuing medical education. Dr. Remmel is a

Students and Leaders of Johnson County Middle School Receive KMA Debra K. Best Outstanding Layperson Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sept. 24, 2019 CONTACT: Emily Schott KMA Communications Director 502-814-1388 schott@kyma.org Students and Leaders of Johnson County Middle School Receive KMA Debra K. Best Outstanding Layperson Award LOUISVILLE, KY —  The Kentucky Medical Association (KMA) presented its Debra K. Best Outstanding Layperson Award to students and leadership of Johnson County Middle School during the Leadership Dinner at the 2019 KMA Annual Meeting on Sept. 21. The award is given to a non-physician or group in Kentucky who

Gordon R. Tobin, II, M.D., Receives KMA Distinguished Service Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sept. 24, 2019 CONTACT: Emily Schott KMA Communications Director 502-814-1388 schott@kyma.org Gordon R. Tobin, II, M.D., Receives KMA Distinguished Service Award LOUISVILLE, KY —  The Kentucky Medical Association (KMA) presented its Distinguished Service Award to Gordon R. Tobin, II, M.D., of Louisville during the Leadership Dinner at the 2019 KMA Annual Meeting on Sept. 21. This award is presented annually to a KMA member who has provided outstanding service to patients, organized medicine and the community at

Glasgow Physician R. Brent Wright, M.D., MMM, Installed as KMA President

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sept. 24, 2019 CONTACT: Emily Schott KMA Director of Communications 502-814-1388 schott@kyma.org Glasgow Physician R. Brent Wright, M.D., MMM, Installed as KMA President 2019 Annual Meeting Also Honors Award Recipients, Program Graduates LOUISVILLE, KY—R. Brent Wright, M.D., MMM, a Glasgow family medicine physician, was installed as the 169th President of the Kentucky Medical Association (KMA) on Sept. 21 during the organization’s Annual Meeting in Louisville. KMA members also elected four other officers during the 2019 Annual Meeting.

KMA to Honor Contributions to Medicine, Public Health with Awards Recognition During 2019 Annual Meeting

Posted September 17, 2019 During its 2019 Annual Meeting later this week, KMA will honor a number of individuals for their contributions to medicine, public health and their communities. The KMA Distinguished Service Award will be awarded to Gordon Tobin, M.D. of Louisville.  Doctor Tobin is a KMA Past President and a passionate champion for KMA and for public health.  He is actively involved in the Supplies Over Seas program, providing desperately needed equipment and supplies to underserved populations around

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