Thomas K. Slabaugh, Jr., M.D., a Lexington Urologist, was installed as President of the Lexington Medical Society on January 19, 2016 during the LMS’s General Meeting held at the Hilary J. Boone Center, University of Kentucky. Rice C. Leach, M.D., the Commissioner of Health for Lexington-Fayette County Health Department, was recognized for his outstanding leadership as LMS President in 2015. Among those attending the presidential inauguration were eighteen LMS past presidents, the most senior was the 1968 president, David B. Stevens, M.D. Lauren Falvo, a University of Kentucky College of Medicine medical student, was recognized for winning the 2015 LMS-Kentucky Doc Magazine essay contest, student category.
The 2016 LMS leadership includes Danesh Mazloomdoost, M.D., Vice President and Charles L. Papp, M.D., beginning his second year as the Secretary Treasurer. Robert P. Granacher, Jr., M.D., is the President-Elect and V. Theresa Little, M.D., is the Vice President-Elect. Mamata Majmundar, M.D., Khalil U. Rahman, M.D., Tuyen T. Tran, M.D, and Thomas H. Waid, M.D., were appointed to the LMS Executive Board.
The Lexington Medical Society is a non-profit 501(c) (6) organization that supports physician members to improve the practice of medicine and the health of the community. The LMS, established in 1799, is the second oldest medical society in the country. Learn more about the LMS and its programs at www.lexingtondoctors.org.
**Taken from a press release from the Lexington Medical Society**
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