UMMC alum assumes MAFP presidency
Dr. William Wade Dowell of Indianola, a School of Medicine alum, was elected 2013 president of the Mississippi Academy of Family Physicians in July.
As previous president-elect of the MAFP, which boasts more than 1,000 members, Dowell succeeded outgoing president Dr. Susan A. Chiarito of Vicksburg.
A diplomate of the American Board of Family Medicine, Dowell practices at the Indianola Family Medical Group. His expertise covers the gamut of family medicine, including operative obstetrics.
A member of the Mississippi State Medical Association and the Delta Medical Society, Dowell has a special interest in sports medicine and has served as a team physician for the University of Mississippi, Mississippi Delta Community College and Indianola Academy.