Governor Abbott Appoints Three to the Correctional Managed Health Care Committee
Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Diego De la Mora, M.D. and reappointed John Burruss, M.D. and Robert “Bobby” Greenberg, M.D. to the Correctional Managed Health Care Committee for terms set to expire on February 1, 2025. The committee coordinates the development of statewide policies for the delivery of correctional health care within the criminal justice system.
Diego De la Mora, M.D. of Horizon City is the Chief Health Informatics Officer and Assistant Professor at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso – Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. He is fellow and former board of director’s member with the American College of Physicians Texas Chapter. He is board certified in Internal medicine. De la Mora received a Bachelor of Science in Molecular and Cell Biology from The University of Texas at Dallas, a Doctor of Medicine from The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, and completed his residency of internal medicine at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and Parkland Memorial Hospital.
John Burruss, M.D. of Dallas is the Chief Executive Officer of the Dallas County Community Mental Health Center Metrocare Services. He is a fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and the Texas Society of Psychiatric Physicians and the American College of Psychiatrists. He is a member of the American Medical Association and the Texas Medical Association. Burruss received a Bachelor of Arts in Biochemistry from The University of Texas at Austin and received a Doctor of Medicine and completed his residency in psychiatry at Baylor College of Medicine. Additionally, he received a certificate in leadership strategies for evolving healthcare executives from Harvard School of Public Health.
Robert “Bobby” Greenberg, M.D. of Belton is the Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of Emergency Services at Baylor Scott & White Health Central Texas. He is a past president and member of the Texas College of Emergency Physicians and a member of the Texas Medical Association, American College of Emergency Physicians, and the American Medical Association. Additionally, he is a board member and volunteer physician at the Temple Community Clinic. Greenberg received a Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology from Northeast Louisiana University and a Doctor of Medicine from Louisiana State University Medical Center-Shreveport, and completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at the University of Cincinnati.
These appointments are subject to Senate confirmation.