LAS VEGAS - June 15, 2010 - Touro University Nevada Dean and Professor Mitchell D. Forman, DO, will become the 56th President of the Clark County Medical Society on Saturday, June 19.
The Clark County Medical Society
serves as the representative and voice of the medical community in the valley and strives to be an advocate for physicians, patients and the health of the entire community.
The installation dinner will be held at the Dragon Ridge Country Club
at 6 p.m. and will honor outgoing officers and long-term members in addition to Dr. Forman
as the 2010-2011 President.
The Harold Lee Feikes, MD Memorial Physician of Year Award will also be presented to a member for outstanding community service.
"Dr. Forman is an outstanding educational leader and colleague," said Senior Provost and CEO, Michael Harter, Ph.D. "It is a well-deserved honor and we are pleased that he is only the second DO to be named board president."
"It's an honor to become the 56th President of the Clark County Medical Society
," said Dr. Mitchell D. Forman
"Over the next year I look forward to serving the needs of area physicians, patients and the community as a whole."
Dr. Forman is an osteopathic physician and the founding dean and professor of medicine at the Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine.
attended public school in
For more than 30 years, Dr. Forman
has been in the practice of arthritic and rheumatic diseases.
has been academic faculty at both allopathic and osteopathic medical schools and actively involved in medical education at a variety of residency training programs.
He is board certified in internal medicine and rheumatology and is a fellow of the