Mississippi Academy of Family Physicians

Public Awareness

Press Releases

The MAFP is committed to being the most trusted resource for members of the media seeking information about the practice of family medicine in Mississippi. Inquiries should be directed to the MAFP office via e-mail at Kristen@msafp.org or by phone at (601) 853-3302.

August 2019 – William Grantham, MD, Elected MAFP President 2019-2020

August 2019William Jackson, MD, Honored as Family Physician of the Year 2019

August 2019 – Brent Smith, MD, Honored as New Physician of the Year 2019

August 2019 – Scott Carlton, MD, Honored with MAFP Military Award 2019

August 2019 – Moumita Biswas, DO, Awarded Dewitt Crawford, MD, Scholarship

August 2019 – Sarah Mitchell Receives David G. Hall, MD, Memorial Scholarship

September 2018 – Carlos Latorre, MD, Earns Degree of Fellow

September 2018 – John Vanderloo, MD, Earns Degree of Fellow

August, 2018 – David Wheat, MD, Elected MAFP President 2018-19

August, 2018 – Tim Alford, MD, Honored as Family Physician of the Year 2018

August, 2018 – Jeremy Wells, MD, Honored as New Physician of the Year 2018

April 30, 2018Robert Smith, MD, FAAFP, Honored with MAFP Humanitarian Award

April 30, 2018Ed Hill, MD, FAAFP, Recognized with MAFP Conference Room Name

April 30, 2018 Rahmath Begum, MD, FAAFP, Earns AAFP Degree of Fellow

November 12, 2017 – Robert Smith, MD, Earns AMA Medal of Valor

September 11, 2017 – Chrystal Sumrall, MD, Earns Degree of Fellow

July 20, 2017 – Bradley Suggs, MD, Elected MAFP Foundation President

July 20, 2017 – Isaac Aultman, MD, Chosen MAFP Family Physician of the Year

Dr. Aultman

July 20, 2017Katherine Patterson, MD, FAAFP, Elected MAFP President

May 18, 2017 – Four Mississippi Physicians Recognized with Honorary Degree from American Academy of Family Physicians

May 17, 2017 – Retiring Physician Diane Beebe, MD, Recognized by MAFP Physicians

L-R: MAFP President Sue Simmons, MD; Diane Beebe, MD; and Luke Lampton, MD

April 5, 2017 – Vicksburg Children to Learn Healthy Habits

March 21, 2017 – Physician Tami Brooks Honored by Peers for Dedication

MAFP President Sue Simmons, MD, left, and Tami Brooks, MD.

February 24, 2017 – MAFP Capitol Day Press Release

MAFP Members at Capitol Day 2017