Waites Elected Vice-Chairman of State Board of Health
Thad Fulton Waites, MD, FACC, with Hattiesburg Clinic Heart & Vascular, has been elected vice-chairman of the Mississippi State Board of Health. He is serving his second term with the Board, being first appointed in 2010.
The Board of Health consists of 11 members appointed for staggered terms by the Governor. Their duties include providing policy direction for the agency, appointing a State Health Officer, and approving the State Health Plan and all agency rules and regulations.
Dr. Waites practices cardiology at Hattiesburg Clinic and Forrest General Hospital. Congratulations, Dr. Waites, on this new leadership role!
Read more here about this year’s newly elected Board positions.