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Thursday, August 6, 2015

Family medicine chief reappointed to state legislative public health committee

INDIANAPOLIS – Richard D. Feldman, MD, has been reappointed as a lay member of the Indiana General Assembly’s Interim Study Committee on Public Health, Behavioral Health and Human Services.

Dr. Feldman is director of the Franciscan St. Francis Health Family Medicine Residency Program, which he has headed since 1981. He also directs the hospital’s medical education program. He has held several elected appointments with the Indiana Academy of Family Physicians (IAFP), the Indianapolis Medical Society and Indiana State Medical Association.

In 2014, he received lifetime achievement accolades from the IAFP and the Indiana Public Health Foundation.
An Indianapolis resident, he has served as president of the Indiana Academy of Family Physicians (IAFP) and is past president of the Indiana Medical History Museum.
Dr. Feldman served as Indiana State Health Commissioner from 1997 to 2001, and he’s a featured editorial columnist for the Indianapolis Star.