David Blank is a family man with the ideas and experience it takes to build a better community in Indiana House District 99.
David is a board-certified emergency physician and has practiced medicine in Indiana for the past 16 years. He is a partner and board member of a small business that provides emergency medicine services to the St. Francis hospital system. He served two terms on the board of directors for the Indiana chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians (InACEP), a group that champions ideas that improve emergency care.
David is a fourth generation Ben Davis High School graduate with strong family roots on the Indianapolis west side. His family settled on a Wayne Township farm in 1851, and his great-grandfather was in the first graduating class at Ben Davis. David ran track and field while earning his Bachelor of Science degree at Indiana University in Bloomington. He also rode in the "Little 500" bicycle race his senior year. He received his medical degree at the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Missouri, and completed his emergency medicine residency in Mt. Clemens, Michigan. During his medical training, he worked as a flight physician for Midwest Medflight, an emergency helicopter transport service.
David and his wife Julia have been married for 18 years. They have four young children.
As a husband, a father, a doctor, and a small business owner, David knows what it takes to bring jobs to our community, to make government more efficient, and to champion the highest quality education for our kids.