Brevard Medical Society Elects 2014 Officers

By  //  November 17, 2013

Loading the player ...
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on Delicious Digg This Stumble This

BCMS SUPPORTS SALVATION ARMY

ABOVE VIDEO: Brevard County Medical Society Executive Director Jeffrey Fischer talks about the medical society’s support of the Salvation Army for the  holidays.

BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA — The Brevard County Medical Society elected officers for 2014 at their recent annual meeting and Thanksgiving dinner held as part of Space Coast Medicine Week at the at the Hilton Melbourne Rialto Place.

SEE RELATED STORIES:
Long Term Care Symposium Kicks Off Space Coast Medicine Week
VIDEO SPECIAL: Humanitarians Honored At Special Gala

Incoming BCMS President Dr. Stephanie Haridopolos, with Judge A.B. Majeed. (Space Coast Medicine & Active Living image)

Incoming BCMS President Dr. Stephanie Haridopolos, with Judge A.B. Majeed. (Space Coast Medicine & Active Living image)

The incoming BCMS officers for 2014 include Dr. Stephanie Haridopolos, president; Dr. Devin Datta, president-elect; Dr. Piyush Joshi, vice president; and Dr. James Glenn, secretary.

More than 100 local physicians and medical professionals gathered for the general membership meeting  and 2013 BCMS President John Potomski welcomed the group and introduced special guests, including Sister Joan Grace of Wuesthoff.

LOCAL OBSTETRICIANS HONORED

Eleven local obstetricians were presented with recognition awards for their support of the Department of Health's Maternity Model Practice. (Space Coast Medicine & Active Living image)

Eleven local obstetricians were presented with recognition awards for their support of the Department of Health’s Maternity Model Practice. (Space Coast Medicine & Active Living image)

Dr. Heidar Heshmati, Director of the Florida Department of Health in Brevard, presented recognition awards to 11 Brevard County obstetricians that support the Department of Health maternity initiative. The Brevard County Maternity Model Practice is a program offering maternity care to low-income women.

BCMS Executive Director Jeffrey Fischer presented a donation on behalf of the medical society to Captain Guadalupe of the Salvation Army.

“One goal for tonight’s event is giving back to the community,” said Fischer. “Tonight, we are pleased to present a check to the Salvation Army.”

Dr. Eugene Wawrzyniak (left) accepts a recognition plaque from Dr. John Potomski, Jr. (center) and Dr. H. Heshmati (right). (SpaceCoastDaily.com image)

Dr. Eugene Wawrzyniak (left) accepts a recognition plaque from Dr. John Potomski, Jr. (center) and Dr. H. Heshmati (right). (SpaceCoastDaily.com image)

Among those in attendance included Rep. John Tobia, Debbie Fischer, Dr. Rao Kopuri, Dr. Steve Badolato, Dr. Leon Cohen, Dr. David Badolato, Dr. Gobi Balaji, Dr. David Weldon, Dr. Mariana Zelenak and Dr. Lawrence Zeff.

Sister Joan Grace, a Chaplain at Wuesthoff Medical Center, delivered the invocation and Captain Guadalupe of the Salvation Army led the Pledge of Allegiance.

President Elect Dr. Stephanie Haridopolos presented PAC contributions to local legislators.

For information about the Brevard County Medical Society visit Brevardcms.org or call 321-632-8481.


Click here to contribute your news or announcements Free