Votes counted and governors seated
Eight of the great lauded at CAP ’03 annual meeting
Two CAP fellows have been elected to the CAP Board of Governors, three have been
re-elected, and Thomas M. Sodeman, MD, has been elected to a two-year term as CAP president-elect.
Andrew E. Horvath, MD, and Thomas M. Wheeler, MD, have been elected to three-year terms
as governors, filling the seats vacated by M. Elizabeth Hammond,
MD, and Margaret S. Skinner, MD. Re-elected to three-year terms
are governors Ronald B. Lepoff, MD, and John W. Mason, MD, as well
as secretary-treasurer Jared N. Schwartz, MD, PhD.
The results of the election by mail ballot were announced last month during
the CAP ’03 annual meeting in San Diego. The new president-elect
and governors assumed their duties Sept. 14.
Dr. Sodeman, who until his election served as a governor, succeeds Mary E. Kass,
MD, as president-elect. Dr. Sodeman is chair of laboratory medicine
at North Shore-LIJ Health System, Lake Success, NY. He is both a
committee and a board member of the Commission on Laboratory Accreditation,
as well as chair of the CAP Council on Government and Professional
Affairs and a Laboratory Accreditation Program inspector.
At its Sept. 14 meeting, the Board appointed Jay F. Schamberg, MD, to fill the
governor position left vacant by Dr. Sodeman’s election. Dr.
Schamberg will serve the two years remaining in the term.
New governor Dr. Horvath is chief of pathology at Presbyterian Hospital and clinical
professor of pathology and medicine at the University of New Mexico,
both in Albuquerque. He is a member of the CAP Council on Scientific
Affairs and several CAP committees, among them the Strategic Planning
Committee and Finance Committee.
Dr. Wheeler is professor and associate chair of pathology at Baylor College
of Medicine and deputy chief of the pathology service at Methodist
Hospital, both in Houston. He is a delegate to the CAP House of
Delegates, chair of the Federal and State Affairs Committee, and
member of the Council on Government and Professional Affairs.
Anne Ford is CAPTODAY senior editor.