FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Contact: Leah Payne, Public Affairs Director, Schools of Medicine and Pharmacy 304-691-1713
Marshall medical student elected to national association postHUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Jay R. Bronder, a second-year medical student at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, was recently elected by his peers as a regional representative to the American Medical Association’s House of Delegates (AMA-HOD). The AMA House of Delegates is the principal policy-making body of the American Medical Association“I’m very excited to represent Marshall University and our region in this organization,” Bronder said. “Part of my responsibility is to act as a mentor and liaison between Region 5 and the HOD to help refine resolutions coming from Region 5 students to the full house. I’m looking forward to being part of this process.”Dr. Marie Veitia, associate dean for student affairs, congratulated Bronder on his election.“We are very proud of Mr. Bronder,” she said. “He will represent the School of Medicine very well and is certainly deserving of this position.”The AMA’s House of Delegates meets twice annually and represents the views and interests of a diverse group of member physicians on a variety of issues including health, medical, and professional and governance matters.Bronder is a native of Monroeville, Pa.