Healthsurf.com is the blog of Joseph Mansy MD MPH. He has a strong interest in primary care and health policy. He holds a BS in Chemistry from Va Tech.(1974), a MD degree from the University of Virginia (1978) and has completed a residency in Family Medicine at University of Tennessee (1981). He is board certified in Emergency Medicine (1986-2006) and Family Medicine (1981-2016). He has practiced medicine in Florida, Tennessee, Virginia, Hawaii and Arizona. He has a MPH degree from the University of Tennessee (2011).