Thursday, 1 July 2010

Senate Resolution 1289

Just when you think the GA legislature can't get anymore outrageous they do  things like recognizing Carlo Musso, the execution doctor! The resolution was  sponsored by dems Gail Buckner and Valencia Seay  Please feel free to get in touch with them and tell them how you feel; these  are their contacts...  ******************
10 LC 94 2777
Senate Resolution 1289
By: Senators Buckner of the 44th and Seay of the 34th


Recognizing and commending Dr. Carlo A. Musso; and for other purposes.

WHEREAS, Dr. Carlo A. Musso has long been recognized by the citizens of this state for his leadership in the field of medicine, his compassionate treatment of his patients, and his deep concern for the well-being of others; and

WHEREAS, Dr. Musso earned a bachelor's degree in biochemistry and a medical degree from Louisiana State University, completed an internship at Presbyterian/St.Lukes Medical Center in Denver, and served as a resident in emergency medicine at Denver General Hospital; and

WHEREAS, he has diligently and conscientiously devoted his time, talents, and energy as a physician, administrator, and businessman to Georgia Correctional Health (GHC) since 2000 as the organization's founder and president; and

WHEREAS, GHC is a multi-disciplinary medical organization that serves 20 correctional facilities in Georgia and specializes in the delivery and integration of community standards of health care for inmates; and

WHEREAS, GHC operates two nationally accredited facilities and three facilities accredited by the Medical Association of Georgia and has received a perfect score for its Clayton County facility in October, 2004, by the National Commission on Correctional Healthcare; and

WHEREAS, an active community leader, Dr. Musso serves as medical director for Rainbow House, Inc., Emergency Shelter for Children, where children who have recently been brought into Department of Family and Children Services care are housed before being placed in foster care; and
WHEREAS, Dr. Musso is a member of the American Medical Association, the Medical Association of Georgia, the Society of Correctional Physicians, and the Academy of Correctional Health Professionals; and

WHEREAS, a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians, prior to establishing GHC, Dr. Musso served as a member of Pinnacle Emergency Consultants, a local emergency physician group, where he helped improve efficiency for operations and practices in emergency medicine; and

WHEREAS, it is abundantly fitting and proper that the extraordinary accomplishments of this distinguished Georgian be appropriately recognized.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE SENATE that the members of this body commend Dr. Carlo A. Musso on his incredible career in the medical field and recognize his commitment to and passion for providing quality health care to Georgia's inmates.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Secretary of the Senate is authorized and directed to transmit an appropriate copy of this resolution to Dr. Carlo A. Musso.

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