Harrington named president-elect of MASA

T. Michael Harrington, M.D., professor and chair of the UAB Department of Family and Community Medicine, was named president-elect of the Medical Association of the State of Alabama (MASA) during its annual meeting in Destin, Fla., this spring.

Harrington has served MASA in a variety of roles, including vice president (2004-2005), secretary-treasurer (2007-2010), and as a member of the ad hoc committee on Collaborative Practice (2008-2009); he just completed service on the Council on Medical Education.

After graduating from the University of Virginia School Of Medicine, Harrington completed postgraduate training at the Naval Aerospace and Regional Medical Center in Pensacola, Fla.

He also is serving as president of the Jefferson County Medical Society.