Tag Archives: American Medical Association

Physicians Role Stemming Opioid Misuse

Deaths from Opioid Misuse on the Rise The CDC estimates that 115 people die each day from an overdose of opioids. In the last 15 years that translates to over ½ million people.  This includes legal drugs prescribed to treat … Continue reading

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Doctors Without Borders Impact And Other Actions in Ebola Fight

Doctors Without Borders Impact on Ebola Outbreak is Laudable It was nice to see the October 16th LA Times article recognize the heroic efforts of Doctors without Borders in the fight against the spread of Ebola.  There has been so … Continue reading

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Texas Bluebonnet Award Given To Dr Kridel

Texas Bluebonnet Award Given to Dr Kridel For Contributions to Community Health At a ceremony in Corpus Christi at the Omni Hotel on April 25th, the Texas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation presented Dr. Russell Kridel with the prestigious … Continue reading

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Russell Kridel MD given Bluebonnet Award for contributions to dietetics

Russell Kridel MD given Bluebonnet Award by Houston Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics The Bluebonnet Award of the Houston and Texas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is intended to recognize an individual who is not a dietitian, but who has … Continue reading

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Russell Kridel MD Chair of AMA Council on Science and Public Health Attended Interim Meeting of the AMA House of Delegates

Russell Kridel MD Chair of AMA Council on Science and Public Health attended the 2013 Interim Meeting of the AMA House of Delegates held at the Gaylord Convention Center in National Harbor, MD. Always an activist for excellence in health … Continue reading

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American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Announces Candidacy of Russ Kridel, MD for Election to the AMA Board of Trustees

The combination of Dr. Kridel’s leadership in his profession and community — including his current role as the President of the Harris County Medical Society — commitment to the highest quality patient care and over 40 years of experience in … Continue reading

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HCMS Newsletter President’s Page: HCMS Physicians Exert Influence and Make Policy and Law

Have you ever felt all alone and powerless and put upon when it comes to all those excessive regulations on your practice and the endless pages of bureaucratic red tape through which your staff must navigate? Did you ever wish … Continue reading

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HCMS Newsletter President’s Page: Stopping Regulatory Madness

As the President of the Harris County Medical Society, Russell Kridel, MD, authors the President’s Page for the HCMS Newsletter. The following is the complete transcript from the April 15th issue on the topic of Stopping Regulatory Madness. Physicians are … Continue reading

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