Local physician named to American Society of Hematology committee

11/8/2011



Dr. Martin Palmeri, a Mountain States Medical Group hematologist/oncologist, has accepted an appointment on the American Society of Hematology Committee on Practice. Palmeri, who practices at the Regional Cancer Center at Johnson City Medical Center, will begin serving on the committee in January. He is board-certified in general internal medicine. He is a member of the American Medical Association, American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Society of Hematology.

The Committee on Practice seeks ways to promote high standards of hematology practice by organizing an annual meeting Practice Forum and, from time to time, a special session on issues important to hematology practitioners. The committee supports these educational efforts and coordinates activity with appropriate American Society of Hematology committees to encourage innovations in quality assurance.

About Mountain States Health Alliance

Mountain States Health Alliance, a not-for-profit health care organization based in Johnson City, Tenn., operates a family of hospitals serving a 29-county, four-state region (Northeast Tennessee, Southwest Virginia, Southeastern Kentucky and Western North Carolina). MSHA offers a large tertiary hospital, several community hospitals, two critical access hospitals, rehabilitation, a children’s hospital, a behavioral health hospital, home care and hospice services as well as a comprehensive medical management corporation. Its 13,500 team members, associated physicians and volunteers are committed to its mission of bringing loving care to health care. For more information, visit www.msha.com.
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