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Snyder makes appointments to Board of Podiatric Medicine

Monday, July 14, 2014

LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the appointments of Zeeshan Husain, of Troy, Jay Meyer, of Okemos, and Nathan Tallman, of Auburn Hills, to the Michigan Board of Podiatric Medicine.

The nine-member board assists the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs with overseeing the practice of Michigan podiatrists.

"These appointees will do good work on this board and I appreciate their willingness to serve," said Snyder.

Husain is a partner with Rochester Center for Foot and Ankle Surgery and the assistant residency director of the Detroit Medical Center podiatric medicine and surgery residency program. Husain earned a bachelor’s degree in biology from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a doctorate from Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine. He will represent professionals and replaces Louis Geller.

Meyer has been in private practice since 1987 and is the owner of Podiatry Plus. He holds staff affiliations with Sparrow Hospital, McLaren Hospital, Michigan Surgical Center East and Sparrow Hospital Wound Clinic. Meyer earned a bachelor’s degree in zoology from Michigan State University and a doctorate from the Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine. He will represent professionals and replaces Scott Hughes.

Tallman is the director of corporate development for Metro Wire and Cable and a lecturer at Central Michigan University. He previously served as the corporate director of government relations at Ross Medical Education and director of student development and leadership at Northwood University. Tallman earned a bachelor’s degree in history and a master’s in educational administration and leadership from Central Michigan University. He will represent the general public and replaces Charles Morris.

Members serve four-year terms expiring June 30, 2018. Their appointments are subject to the advice and consent of the Senate.