Committee Roster

Worcester District Medical Society & Worcester Medical Library, Inc.
Committee Roster 2022-2023

PRESIDENT – Giles Whalen, MD
VICE PRESIDENT – Alwyn Rapose, MD
SECRETARY – Michelle Hadley, DO
TREASURER – Dale Magee, MD
ORATOR – Anne Larkin, MD

George Abraham
Janet Abrahamian
Frederic Baker
James Baker
Bruce Bertrand
Racquel Bitar
James Broadhurst
William Cohen
Michelle Dalal
Dennis Dimitri*
Jon Dorfman
Lynn Eckhert
Louis Fazen
Marianne Felice
Lloyd Fisher
Sina Foroutanjazi
Jeffrey Gallo

Lawrence Garber
Susan George
Wayne Glazier
Richard Haas
Michelle Hadley*
Alice Kennedy
Kenneth Kronlund
Anne Larkin
William Lavelle*
James Lindberg
Dale Magee*
Oghomen Ogbeide-Larario
Sahdev Passey*
Alwyn Rapose
Thomas Rosenfeld
Abhijit Roychowdhury
Calvin Schaffer

Manjul Shukla
Robert Sorrenti
Spiro Spanakis
Ram Upadhyay
Rohit Vakil*
Giles Whalen*
Lynda Young*

* ex officio

Awards Committee

Michael Hirsh, Chair
Frederic Baker
Robert Bessette
Bruce Karlin
Jane Lochrie
Michele Pugnaire
Abhijit Roychowdhury

Bylaws

Sahdev Passey, Chair
Bency Louidor
Dale Magee
Mark Maxfield
Robert Sorrenti

Student Representative
Bennett Vogt

1 Vacancy

Executive Committee

Giles Whalen, Chair
Frederic Baker
James Broadhurst
Jeffrey Gallo
Michelle Hadley
Michael Hirsh
Anne Larkin
Jane Lochrie
Dale Magee
Mary O’Brien
Sahdev Passey
Michele Pugnaire
Alwyn Rapose
Robert Sorrenti
Spiro Spanakis
Paul Steen
Lynda Young

Student Representative
Calvin Schaffer

Alliance Representative
Maureen Zacharia

Finance

Dale Magee, Chair
Philip Cohen
Lloyd Fisher
Kenneth Kronlund
Panjak Ksheersagar
Fred Schwartz
Peter Zacharia

Grievance

2023
Sahdev Passey
Spiro Spanakis

2024
Dale Magee
Giles Whalen

2025
Anupreet Oberoi
Manjul Shukla

2026
Frederic Baker
Gary Wolf

Legislative

Jeffrey Gallo, Chair
Dennis Dimitri
Marianne Felice
Wayne Glazier
Michael Hirsh
Michelle Hadley
Timothy Hopkins
Seth Kates
Panjak Ksheersagar
Robert Le
Mark Maxfield
Sahdev Passey
Frederic Schwartz
Giles Whalen

Fellow Representative
Brittany Reid

Resident Representatives
Sasank Kalipatnapu
Shanil Shah

Medical Education

Mary O’Brien, Chair
Maria Abruzzo
Bronwyn Cooper
Frank Fechner
Richard Forster
Jay Glaser
Rebecca Kowaloff
Quang Le
Laszlo Leb
James Lindberg
Jane Lochrie
Stacy Potts
David Wexler

Resident Representatives
Sasank Kalipatnapu
Arushi Sharma

Student Representatives
Racquel Bitar
Alice Kennedy
Benjamin Palleiko
Sassicaia Schick
Bennett Vogt

Medical Student

Anne Larkin, Physician Chair
Bennett Vogt, Student Chair~MS4
Sarah Uhranowsky, Student Co-Chair~MS3
Calvin Schaffer, Student Vice Chair~MS4
Louis Fazen, Physician Member
Paramesh Karandikar~MS3
Sneha Karthikeyan~MS1
Christine Li~MS2
Michael Marget~MS1
Brian Nickely~MS2
Trent Taros~MS4

Membership

Michelle Hadley, Chair
James Broadhurst
Marianne Felice
Michael Hirsh
Rebecca Kowaloff
Heidi Leftwich
James Lindberg
Jane Lochrie
Dale Magee
Mark Maxfield
Sahdev Passey
Robert Sorrenti
Spiro Spanakis

Resident Representative
Sasank Kalipatnapu

Student Representatives
Benjamin Palleiko
Bennett Vogt

Memorials

Sidney Kadish

Resident Representative
Stephanie Clegg

Nominating

2023
James Broadhurst

2024
Frederic Baker

2025
Sahdev Passey

2026
Spiro Spanakis, Chair

2027
Robert Bessette

2028
Thomas Rosenfeld

*Dale Magee/Treasurer

Personnel

Jane Lochrie, Chair
George Abraham
Frederic Baker
James Broadhurst
Marianne Felice
Michelle Hadley
Michael Hirsh
Dale Magee
Sahdev Passey
Alwyn Rapose
Spiro Spanakis
Giles Whalen

Public Relations

Michael Hirsh, Chair*
James Broadhurst*
Bruce Karlin*
Panjak Ksheersagar
Julianne Lauring
Laszlo Leb
Bency Louidor
Dale Magee
Lynda Young*

Resident Representative
Shanil Shah

Student Representative
Trent Taros*

*Host-Health Matters

Publications

2023
Paul Steen

2024
Julianne Lauring

2025
Anthony Esposito

2026
Lloyd Fisher

2027
Joel Popkin

2028
Robert Sorrenti, Chair

Fellow Representative
Akil Sherif

Scholarship

Michele Pugnaire, Chair
Kenneth Kronlund, Trustee
Janet Abrahamian
Robert Bessette
Susan George
Rebecca Kowaloff
Heidi Leftwich
Jane Lochrie
Susan Moran
Nitin Trivedi
Martha Waite
Giles Whalen

Resident Representative
Alex Newbury

Editorial Board

Need To Fill, Editor 
Lisa Beittel
Sonia Nagy Chimienti
Anthony Esposito
Larry Garber
Rebecca Kowaloff
Susan Krantz
Julianne Lauring
Anna Morin, PharmD
Nancy Morris, PhD, ANP
Thoru Pederson, PhD
Joel Popkin
Alwyn Rapose
Parul Sarwal
Robert Sorrenti
Ram Upadhyay
Martha Wright, MBA
Peter Zacharia

Resident Representatives
Alex Newbury
Arunava Saha

Fellow Representative
Akil Sherif

Student Representative
Olivia Buckle

Public Health

Michael Hirsh, Chair
Robert Bessette
James Broadhurst
James Carroll
Matilde Castiel
Richard Ellison
Louis Fazen
Tiffany Forti
Brendan Keenan
Alice Kennedy
Susan Krantz
Pankaj Ksheersagar
Quang Le
Bency Louidor
Kirti Nagpal
Fozia Qamar
Abhijit Roychowdhury
Fred Schwartz
Manjul Shukla
Anthony Teebagy

Resident Representatives
Rachel Anderson
Sasank Kalipatnapu
Shanil Shah
Arushi Sharma

Student Representatives
Michelle Chang
Calvin Schaffer

Alliance Representatives
Francine Vakil
Paula Madison

Women’s Caucus

Lynda Young, Chair
Annie Abraham
Janet Abrahamian
Maria Abruzzo
Lynn Eckhert
Marianne Felice
Hari Kirin Khalsa
Rebecca Kowaloff
Jane Lochrie
Bency Louidor
Kirti Nagpal
Stacy Potts
Manjul Shukla
Rebecca Spanagel
Martha Waite
Jennifer Yates

Resident Representatives
Rachel Anderson
Stephanie Clegg
Arushi Sharma

Student Representatives
Racquel Bitar
Sassicaia Schick
Micaela Tobin

Officers

PRESIDENT – Giles Whalen
VICE PRESIDENT – Alwyn Rapose
SECRETARY – Lynda Young
TREASURER – Dale Magee

Board of Trustees

2023
Robert Bessette
Dale Magee
Sahdev Passey

2024
Leah Doret
Michele Pugnaire
Robert Sorrenti, Chair

2025
Anthony Esposito
Spiro Spanakis
Paul Steen

Curator

Dale Magee

Worcester District Medical Society Representatives to the Massachusetts Medical Society

Member must be a delegate

Committee on Legislation

Jeffrey Gallo – Member
Fred Schwartz – Alternate

Committee on Nominations

James Broadhurst – Member
Louis Fazen – Alternate

MMS Board of Trustees

Manjul Shukla – Member
Frederic Baker – Alternate

If you are interested in joining a committee, please contact MBoucher@wdms.org

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