Austin, TX (STL.News) Governor Greg Abbott has appointed James “JD” Distefano, D.O. to the Texas Medical Board for a term set to expire April 13, 2025. The board regulates the practice of medicine in Texas.
James “JD” Distefano, D.O. of College Station is a board certified physician at Cornerstone Sports Medicine. He also serves as a team physician for Texas A&M Athletics. Distefano honorably served in the United State Air Force. He is a member of the Texas Osteopathic Medical Association, American Osteopathic Association, American Osteopathic Board of Emergency Medicine, and the American Medical Society of Sports Medicine. In addition, he is a volunteer physician for the Special Olympics. Distefano received a Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Technology from Northeast Louisiana University, and a Doctor of Osteopathy from Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine.