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Retired physician to lead Dosher board

Dr. Scott Starks is the new chairman of the Dosher Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees for 2019. Dr. Starks was elevated from board secretary after serving on the board since 2015. He is a retired orthopedic surgeon who has lived on Bald Head Island since 1998.

Also elected as officers were Sherri Marshall, vice chair, and former Southport Mayor Robert Howard, secretary. Marshall has served on the Dosher board since 2007-the past seven years as board chair-and lives on Oak Island. Howard joined the board in 2017 and lives in Southport.

Trustees on the Dosher board serve six-year terms. They are elected by the public and serve without compensation. Read more about them at

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