Humayun Chaudhry was named president and CEO of the Federation of State Medical Boards, the Dallas-based organization that represents the nation's 70 different medical boards.
Chaudhry, 43, will assume the post in October and will replace Barbara Schneidman
, who has been serving as interim president and CEO since the retirement of James Thompson on Oct. 31, 2008.
Chaudhry currently works as commissioner and CEO of the Suffolk County, N.Y., Department of Health Services—an agency with 1,500 employees and an annual $400 million budget, a news release said.
He is also a clinical professor of preventive medicine at Stony Brook University School of Medicine, an adjunct clinical associate professor of medicine at the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine of New York Institute of Technology, and is serving as the 2008-2009 president of the American College of Osteopathic Internists.
He received his doctor of osteopathic medicine from the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine of New York Institute of of Technology in 1991, and a master's degree in healthcare management from the Harvard School of Public Health in 2001.What do you think?
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