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Dr. Ashley Booth nominated as DCMS president-elect

Ashley E. Booth, M.D., assistant professor and associate program director of the emergency medicine residency program at the University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville (UFCOM-J) has been nominated as the 2011 president-elect for the Duval County Medical Society (DCMS).

Installation of Malcolm T. Foster, Jr., M.D., adjunct professor in the department of medicine at the UFCOM-J as the 2011 president of the Duval County Medical Society will also occur at the annual meeting scheduled for December 1, 2010, at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront Hotel.

Additional UFCOM-J faculty are included in the slate of nominees for the DCMS board of directors and Florida Medical Association (FMA) delegates and alternate delegates. All terms begin on January 1, 2011.

Board of Directors:

David L. Wood, M.D., professor, department of pediatrics, medical director of JaxHATS and medical director of the center for health equity and quality research

J. B. Burns Jr., D.O., M.S., assistant professor, department of surgery, associate program director of the general surgery residency and flight director of the trauma service

FMA Delegates:

Harry M. Northup, M.D., FACR, professor and associate chair, department of radiology

FMA Alternate Delegates:

Guy I. Benrubi, M.D., FACOG, professor and chair, department of obstetrics and gynecology and senior associate dean for clinical affairs

Elizabeth L. DeVos, M.D., M.P.H., assistant professor, department of emergency medicine

Meridith J. Farrow, M.D., assistant professor, department of obstetrics and gynecology and medical director of the beaches womens' ob/gyn

Stephen E. Mandia, M.D., assistant professor, department of surgery

Ghaith M. Mitri, M.D., M.M.M., C.P.E, FACR, assistant professor, department of medicine and chief, rheumatology and clinical immunology

Founded in 1853, the DCMS is the oldest medical society in the State of Florida and serves as the voice for organized medicine in Duval County. Its mission is to promote the delivery of and access to high quality, ethical medical care for the community, and to serve as an advocate for physician members and their patients.

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Guy I. Benrubi, MD, FACOG

Guy I. Benrubi, MD, FACOG

Professor - University Term Professor
Emeritus Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Elizabeth L. DeVos, MD, MPH

Elizabeth L. DeVos, MD, MPH

Associate Professor
Medical Director, International Emergency Medicine Education; Program Director, COM International Medical Education Programs