Robert M. Wah elected president-elect of American Medical Association

WASHINGTON (AP) - Dr. Robert M. Wah, a reproductive endocrinologist and ob-gyn in the Washington area, has been elected president-elect of the American Medical Association.

Wah practices and teaches at the Walter Reed National Military Center in Bethesda, Md., and the National Institutes of Health. He served more than 23 years on active duty as a captain in the U.S. Navy Medical Corps.

Born and raised in Oregon, Wah graduated from the University of Oregon with a bachelor's in chemistry and received his medical degree from the Oregon Health Sciences University.