Massachusetts Medical Society: Essex North District Medical Society

Essex North District Medical Society

Essex North District Medical Society Officers 2021-2022

President: Joshua St. Louis, M.D.
Vice President: Nicholas Weida, M.D.
Secretary: Glenn Kimball, M.D.
Treasurer: Glenn Kimball, M.D.

Contact Information 

Email: nero@mms.org
Mailing Address: 860 Winter Street, Waltham, MA  02451-1411
Telephone Number: 781-434-7211; 800-944-5562

District Event/Activity Contact: Waqaas Bhutta, Manager                                             
Email: wbhutta@mms.org

District News

Anthony F. Valdini

Anthony F. Valdini, MD, was awarded the 2021 Essex North District Lifetime Achievement Award, in recognition of the many years of dedication to the community and his lasting contributions to the practice of medicine.


Dr. Laurel Ruzicka honored as the Essex North District Medical Society as the 2021 Community Clinician of the Year

Laurel Ruzicka

Dr. Laurel Ruzicka has been selected by the Essex North District Medical Society as its 2021 Community Clinician of the Year, an award recognizing her professionalism and contributions as a physician.

Dr. Ruzicka has worked 23 years as a family physician at the Greater Lawrence Family Health Center, caring for predominantly underserved patients. Active in caring for the homeless population in the area, Ruzicka was formerly the co-director of the health center’s healthcare for the Homeless program. Since 2007, she has also volunteered at the Cor Unum meal center in Lawrence, serving food to the homeless and the poor.

For many years, she has been a volunteer with Partners in Development, and has led an annual medical mission to Suchitepequez, Guatemala to serve the extreme poor in that area.

Dr. Ruzicka is a community faculty member at the Health Center, where she is involved in resident teaching and has a special interest in diabetes management.

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2022 Awards: Call for Nomination

Do you have a colleague who deserves to be nominated for their outstanding work or service to the community? The MMS and its Committee on Recognition Awards are currently seeking nominations for the 2022 Awards. Additional info and applications.

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