DHR Health VP of clinical supportive medicine appointed to palliative interdisciplinary council

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Source: DHR Health

EDINBURG, Texas — Executive Commissioner of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, Cecile Young, has appointed Daniel Tamez, DHR Health VP of Clinical Supportive Medicine, to serve as the physician assistant representative on the Palliative Care Interdisciplinary Council.

According to a news release from DHR Health, Tamez completed his undergraduate studies in Pre-Med and Biochemistry at The University of Texas-Pan American and his graduate studies in Public Health and Management from Texas A&M University.

Tamez joined DHR Health as one of the founding clinicians for the DHR Health Palliative Care Department and eventually transitioned into the role of Vice President of Clinical Support Medicine.

“With this appointment on the HHSC Executive Council, I look forward to using my experience, expertise, and personal perspective in palliative care to assist in the development of health policy and promote evidence-based practice on early access to palliative care services provided to those patients and families facing a serious illness,” said Tamez.

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