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College of Medical School Alumna Celebrates a First with Appointment to Board

Dana Block-Abraham, D.O., a 2007 graduate of Nova Southeastern University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine, was appointed to a two-year term on the Ameri­can Medical Political Action Committee Board of Direc­tors, becoming the first D.O. ever to be appointed to this prestigious board.

Block-Abraham, who is currently pursuing a maternal-fetal medicine fel­lowship at the University of Maryland, was also recently appointed to serve a one-year term on the American College of Obste­tricians and Gynecologists’ Committee on American In­dian/Alaska Native Women’s Health Care. She is in her sixth year of serving as a sectional delegate to the American Medical Association House of Delegates, representing its Residents and Fellows Section.