Newest COSEHQ Board Member
Dr. Bryan N. Batson

Dr. Brian ForrestDr. Bryan Batson was recently added to the COSEHQ Board of Directors for 2018-2022. He is the director of the Hypertension Center of Hattiesburg Clinic and joined the organization in 2003. A native of Greenville, Mississippi, Dr. Batson received his bachelor's degree at Louisiana State University in Petroleum Engineering. Dr. Batson received his medical degree from the University of Mississippi School Of Medicine in Jackson, Mississippi, where he also completed his internship and residency in the combined internal medicine-pediatrics program. He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and certified by the American Society of Hypertension as a specialist in clinical hypertension. In addition to his clinical consultative practice, he serves as faculty for William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine and for the Forrest General Hospital primary care residency program. He also continues to be involved with clinical research and is currently a principal investigator for Hattiesburg Clinic as one of only 22 sites worldwide in an ongoing trial of renal denervation.

Besides his clinical duties, Dr. Batson serves on Hattiesburg Clinic's Board of Directors and was named the organization's Chief Medical Information Officer in 2013. In 2015 he was named the Medical Director of Hattiesburg Clinic's Quality Management Department and in 2016 he was named Medical Director of their Accountable Care Organizations. He is a member of the American College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine, the American Medical Association, and the American Society of Hypertension.