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Local Physician Honored for Years of Service in TOMA House of Delegates
Houston County Courier - May 2009
AUSTIN - Ray L. Morrison, D.O., a Crockett general surgeon, has been honored by his peers for his 16 years of service in the House of Delegates of the Texas Osteopathic Medical Association (TOMA).
An honorary certificate was presented May 2 during the 64th Annual Meeting of the TOMA House of Delegates, held at the AT & T Conference Center and Hotel in Austin.
In his 16 years of service in the House of Delegates, the legislative body of TOMA, Dr. Morrison has actively participated in the discussion and debate of policy and administrative resolutions considered by that body. These resolutions determine the advocacy by the association for the betterment of quality health care, access to medical care, and the safety of the public seeking osteopathic medical services for citizens across the State of Texas. His participation has helped determine the direction of the Texas Osteopathic Medical Association and its advocacy for the health care of all Texans.
Dr. Morrison maintains a surgery practice in Crockett and is a Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons. He serves as vice speaker of the TOMA House of Delegates and as a TOMA delegate to the American Osteopathic Association‚s (AOA) House of Delegates. He is active in his divisional society, TOMA District 3, of which he is a past president; a member of the AOA‚s Bureau of State Government Affairs and parliamentarian of its House of Delegates; and a past president of the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine Alumni Association.
In addition, Dr. Morrison is a member of the Texas Disaster Medical Assistance Team, and serves on the Houston County Hospital District Board.
He earned his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) degree in 1986 from the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Worth.