Committee Roster 2016-2017

Standing Committees

Bylaws
Chair: Peter Schneider
To ensure adherence to the bylaws.

Executive
Chair: Frederic Baker
To conduct and oversee the official business of the Worcester District Medical Society.

Legislative
Chair: Sahdev Passey
To promote collaboration between physicians and Central Massachusetts legislators to ensure passage of pertinent legislation for a healthy society.

Medical Education
Chair: George Abraham
WDMS is accredited to  provide continuing medical education programs for physicians to advance medical knowledge for the purpose of maintaining high professional and ethical standards of medical care.

Membership
Chair: Frederic Baker
To develop membership recruitment and retention programs.

Memorials
Chair: Leonard Morse
To honor deceased members of the Society.

Personnel
Chair: Jane Lochrie
To develop and recommend the terms of the Society's personnel policy to the Executive Director.

Public Relations
Chair: Michael Hirsh
To present a positive image of the medical profession to the community.

Publications
Chair: Robert Sorrenti
To oversee and review the efficient management and publication of Worcester Medicine.

Scholarship
Chair: Michele Pugnaire
To sustain and build the scholarship fund; to administer scholarship awards

Special Committees

Awards
Chair: George Abraham
To select recipients nominated for WDMS awards.

Editorial
Chair: Jane Lochrie
To publish Worcester Medicine whose mission is to provide
a forum in Central Massachusetts to promote commentary on health care.

Public Health
Chair: James Broadhurst
To identify and address public health needs in the community.

Women's Caucus
Chair: Martha Waite
To provide a forum for women physicians.

 

Officers

President
Vice President
Secretary
Treasurer
Orator
James Broadhurst
Sahdev Passey
Spiro Spanakis
Robert Lebow
Terence Flotte

Delegates

George Abraham

Janet Abrahamian

Alan Albert

Edward Amaral

Frederic Baker*
Tedi Begaj

Stuart Bentkover

Richard Bream

James Broadhurst*
William Cohen

Dennis Dimitri*
Louis Fazen

Lawrence Garber

Gillian Griffith
Richard Haas

Saurabh Joshi

Bruce Karlin

Jacob Koshy
Kenneth Kronlund

William Lavelle*

Patrick Lowe

B. Dale Magee*

Aaron Mendel

Leonard Morse*

Sahdev Passey

Meegan Remillard
Thomas Rosenfeld
Abhijit Roychowdhury
Laura Santoso

 

Peter Schneider
Manjul Shukla

Robert Sorrenti
Spiro Spanakis

Guenter Spanknebel*

Leo Stolbach

Elizabeth Tammaro

S. Ram Upadhyay

Rohit Vakil
Raquel Wells
Giles Whalen

Lynda Young*

 

* ex officio

Standing Committees

Executive

Bylaws

Frederic Baker, Chair
George Abraham
James Broadhurst
Michael Hirsh
Bruce Karlin
Robert Lebow
Jane Lochrie
Sahdev Passey
Michele Pugnaire

Thomas Rosenfeld
Peter Schneider
Rebecca Spanagel
Spiro Spanakis
Paul Steen
 
Resident Representatives
Saurabh Joshi
 
Student Representatives
Gillian Griffith
Patrick Lowe
 
Alliance Representative
Francine Vakil
Peter Schneider, Chair
Edward Amaral
Robert Bessette
Sahdev Passey
James Rooney
Robert Sorrenti
Arno Sungarian

Finance
Robert Lebow, Chair
George Abraham
Lloyd Fisher
Kenneth Kronlund
Peter Schneider
Stuart Weisberger
Peter Zacharia

Grievance
2016
Marianne Felice
Robert Lebow

2017
Maria Casal
Manjul Shukla

2018
Rebecca Spanagel
Gary Wolf

2019
Janet Abrahamian
Sahdev Passey

Legislative
Sahdev Passey, Chair
Frederic Baker*
Jeffrey Gallo
Wayne Glasier
Michael Hirsh
Timothy Hopkins
Robert Lebow
Frederic Schwartz
Giles Whalen
Robert Yood

*ex-officio

 

Medical Education
George Abraham, Chair
Anthony Esposito
Frank Fechner
Jane Lochrie
Mary C. O'Brien
 
Resident Representatives
Breta Boots
Saubrabh Joshi

Student Representative
Miriam O'Neil


Alliance Representative

Zenie Popkin

Membership
Frederic Baker, Chair
Michael Hirsh
Robert Lebow
Jane Lochrie
Peter Schneider
Rebecca Spanagel
Spiro Spanakis

Memorials
Leonard Morse, Chair
Edward Amaral
Sidney Kadish

Nominating
2016

Michael Hirsh
2017
Matilde Castiel
2018
Jane Lochrie
2019
Sahdev Passey
2020
Bruce Karlin
2021
Anthony Esposito

 

Personnel
Jane Lochrie, Chair
George Abraham
Frederic Baker
James Broadhurst
Michael Hirsh
Robert Lebow
Peter Schneider
Rebecca Spanagel
Spiro Spanakis

Public Relations
Michael Hirsh, Chair
James Broadhurst
Frank Fechner
Marci Jones
Bruce Karlin
Laszlo Leb
B. Dale Magee
Lynda Young

Publications
2016
Robert Sorrenti, Chair
2017
Paul Steen
2018
Jane Lochrie
2019
Anthony Esposito
2020
Lloyd Fisher
2021
Joel Popkin
Frederic Baker*

* ex officio

Scholarship
Michele Pugnaire, Chair
Kenneth Kronlund, Trustee
Janet Abrahamian
Edward Amaral
Robert Bessette
Susan George
Quang Le
Jane Lochrie
Susan Moran
Alan Moss
Hernando Romero
Stuart Weisberger
Giles Whalen

Special Committees

Awards

George Abraham, Chair
Edward Amaral
Marianne Felice
Bruce Karlin
Jane Lochrie
Abhijit Roychowdhury

Editorial Board

Jane Lochrie, Editor
Lisa Beittel, MBA
Joyce Cariglia
Anthony Esposito
Michael Hirsh
Michael Malloy, PharmD
Nancy Morris, PhD, ANP
Thoru Pederson, PhD
Joel Popkin
Robert Sorrenti
Peter Zaccharia

Student Representative
Alex Newbury

Alliance Representative
Francine Vakil

Public Health

James Broadhurst, Chair
Colleen Bolen
Mathile Castiel
Karyn Clark
Michael Hirsh
Rebecca Lundquist
Leonard Morse*
Abhijit Roychowdhury
Manjul Shukla
Anthony Teebagy
Resident Representative
Saurabh Joshi
Tara Richardson

Student Representatives

Meegan Remillard

Alliance Representatives
Francine Vakil

*Emeritus

Women's Caucus

Martha Waite, Chair
Annie Abraham
Janet Abrahamian
Marianne Felice
Janet Graeber
Hari Kirin Khelsa
Mary Lee
Jane Lochrie
Phyllis Pollack
Manjul Shukla
Rebecca Spanagel
Lynda Young

Worcester Medical Library
2015-2016

Officers

President
Vice President
Secretary
Treasurer
Frederic Baker
James Broadhurst

Lynda Young
Peter Schneider

Board of Trustees

2016
Edward Amaral
Anthony Esposito
Paul Steen

2017
Robert Bessette
Wayne Glazier
Robert Sorrenti

2018
Phyllis Pollack
Michele Pugnaire
Thomas Rosenfeld

 

Worcester District Medical Society
Representatives
To The Massachusetts Medical Society
Must be a delegate

Committee on Legislation

Sahdev Passey
Robert Lebow
Member
Alternate

Committee on Nominations

Thomas Rosenfeld
Bruce Karlin
Member
Alternate

MMS Board of Trustees

James Broadhurst
Sahdev Passey
Member
Alternate
 

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