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Gov. Rick Snyder makes appointment to the Advisory Committee on Pain and Symptom Management

Thursday, December 17, 2015

LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the appointment of John Mulder, of Spring Lake, to the Advisory Committee on Pain and Symptom Management.

The committee is charged with addressing issues pertaining to pain and symptom management, holding public hearings to gather information, and making recommendations to the Legislature.

"John’s expertise in chronic pain management will be a tremendous asset to this committee, and I appreciate his willingness to serve," Snyder said.

Mulder is a senior consultant for Holland Home Hospice and Palliative Care, a palliative physician at Mercy Health Hauenstein Neuroscience Center ALS Clinic and a medical director at both Trillium Institute and Palliative CareServices of MetroHealth. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Western Michigan University and a master’s degree in physiology and a doctorate, both from Wayne State University. He represents the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and fills the vacancy created by the resignation of Steven Roskos.

Mulder will serve the remainder of a two-year term expiring July 1, 2017. The appointment is not subject to the advice and consent of the state Senate.