Massachusetts Medical Society: Middlesex North District Medical Society

Middlesex North District Medical Society

Middlesex North District Medical Society Officers 2021-2022

President: Sheila Morehouse, MD
President-Elect: Open
Secretary: Ramya Prabhakar, MD
Treasurer: Nihdi Lal, MD

Contact Information

Mailing Address: 860 Winter Street, Waltham, MA 02451-1411
Telephone Number: (781) 434-7211; 800-944-5562

District Event/Activity Contact: Waqaas Bhutta, Manager     

Dr. Hugh Mahoney Scholarship Program

The Dr. Hugh Mahoney Scholarship, sponsored by the Middlesex North District Medical Society, is available to any medical school student who is enrolled and has completed one year at an accredited medical school in the United States or Canada. 

Applicants must be a legal resident of one of the following towns comprising the district: Billerica, Chelmsford, Dracut, Dunstable, Groton, Lowell, Pepperell, Tewksbury, Tyngsboro and Westford. 

To Apply:
The deadline for submitting applications is January 1. 

Click here to download an application (.pdf, 2 pages)

Please email: Susan Frazier,

For additional information, call (800) 944-5562 or fax (781) 464-4823.

District News

Jeannette Mullins and Kathryn NormanL-R: Jeannette Mullins and Kathryn Norman

On behalf of the Middlesex North District Medical Society, we would like to congratulate our two 2021 Hugh Mahoney Scholarship awardees: Jeannette Mullins, Albany Medical College, Class of 2024, a resident of Groton and Kathryn Norman, University of Massachusetts, Class of 2021, a resident of Billerica.

Dr. Geetanjali A. Akerkar Dr. Geetanjali A. Akerkar, a gastroenterologist at Lowell General Hospital and Digestive Health Specialists P.C. in Chelmsford, has been selected as the Middlesex North District Medical Society’s 2021 Community Clinician of the Year, an award recognizing her professionalism and contributions as a physician.

Dr. Akerkar, received her undergraduate degree and M.D. from Cornell University. She completed her Internship and Residency at Beth Israel Hospital and the finished her fellowship in Gastroenterology at the University of California San Francisco.

Dr. Akerkar has worked in MA for over 20 years and volunteers as a Director on Board of Mass Gastroenterological Association (MGA) and API.

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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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