Long-time NCMS Member Appointed to NC Medical Board

web1_Dr.-Venkata-JonnalagaddaGovernor Pat McCrory recently appointed Venkata Jonnalagadda, MD, a Greenville psychiatrist and long-time NCMS member, to serve on the North Carolina Medical Board.

Dr. Jonnalagadda is medical director at Eastpointe Human Services, which offers mental health, disability and substance abuse services in Robeson, Bladen, Columbus, Duplin, Edgecombe, Greene, Lenoir, Nash, Sampson, Scotland, Wayne and Wilson counties. She also is a partner in private practice with Greenville Psychiatric Association P.A., serves on the adjunct teaching faculty in the Department of Pediatrics at East Carolina University’s Brody School of Medicine, and works as a clinical psychiatrist with the federal Veterans Administration. She is the president of the Pitt County Medical Society and a member of the NCMS’ Ethical and Judicial Affairs Task Force. In 2015, McCrory appointed her to a three-year term with the North Carolina Commission of Public Health.

The 13-member North Carolina Medical Board is responsible for licensing, monitoring, disciplining and guiding physicians, physician assistants and the other health care professionals.


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