HONOLULU -- Congratulations to former TMA President Mark J. Kubala, MD, winner of the 2012 American Medical Association Distinguished Service Award.
|AMA President Jeremy Lazarus, MD, |
(l) presents the Distinguished Service
Award to Mark Kubala, MD
Dr. Kubala, a neurosurgeon from Beaumont, has been active in organized medicine since his days as a medical student in 1968. He has been a member of the AMA House of Delegates, where he received the award Saturday, since 1994.
The Distinguished Service Award, established in 1938, is presented for "meritorious service in the science and art of medicine."
Dr. Kubala is not only a great member of organized medicine, an excellent surgeon, and a devoted husband, father, and grandfather, he is also a very fine individual. He is well-known for mentoring young physicians, and countless Texans speak of his kindness and generosity. This award is very well deserved.