Source - LokvaniPress Release
The Indian Medical Association of New England held its annual General Body Meeting and gala on November 21, 2015 at the Burlington Marriott hotel in Burlington, MA.
The event opened with a welcome by President Dr. Seema Arora who recounted the accomplishments of the year that included a wide variety of activities including participating in Mega health expo, childhood obesity program etc. She recognized the past presidents of IMANE.
Dr. Nahid Bhadelia, Director of Infection at Boston University, Woman of the year 2016 and a Frontline physician for providing care to Ebola patients in Sierra Leone with WHO gave a detailed talk on Ebola patients. Kay Khan, State Representative, Massachusetts house of States was the honorable guest.
A new team was elected for IMANE which consists of:
President: Dr. Sapna Aggarwal
President-Elect: Dr. Dr. Sameer Kapasi
Past President: Dr. Seema Arora
Secretory: Dr Umakanth Khatwa
Treasurer: Dr. Dr.Naveen Pandaraboyina
Members at Large: Dr., Dr. Smita Patel, Dr. Tapasya Srivastava, Dr. Meera Subramaniam, Dr Ashok Shah and Dr Anand Kanjolia
The members of the new board of trustees are:
Chairperson: Dr. Tejaswini Shah
Treasurer: Dr Salil Midha
Members: Dr Pramod Shah, Dr Ashok Joshi and Dr.Vikas Desai.
Nominating Committee Chairman: Dr. Devila Shah
AAPI Region 7 Representative: Dr. Seema Arora.
The following members were honored with different awards:
Distinguished Physician: Dr. Manorma Mathur
Community Service Award: Dr. Manju Sheth
IMANE Ambassador Award: Dr. Tapasya Shrivastav
IMANE Enhancement Award: Dr S Reddy
President's Awards: Dr Geeta Trivedi, Dr Sameer Kapasi and Dr. Paul Mathew.
As IMANE moves to the next year under the leadership of Dr. Sapna Aggarwal, Lokvani wishes the team great success.