Hilary J. Boone Center, Lexington, Kentucky, Nov. 13 2019
Danesh Mazloomdoost, M.D., was the featured speaker at the LMS Dinner Meeting. He spoke about the pharmaceutical industry’s influence on pain and his recent experience as an expert witness for the prosecution at one of our nation’s biggest opioid trials.
LMS members voted for our 2020 slate of officers. James L. Borders, M.D., was selected as President-Elect and Lee M. Dossett, M.D., as Vice President-Elect. They will serve in their elect positions in 2020 and assume office in 2021. Selected as Secretary Treasurer was Angelia F. Thompson, M.D. She will assume her new office this January.
The LMS Foundation awarded a $2,000 grant to the McDowell House Museum which will go to support their summer children’s educational programming. Last summer the program served 357 children. The LMS Foundation, a 501 C (3) non-profit, provides grants to Lexington-area, medical non-profits, supports the LMS Physician Wellness Program, and the new Medical Student Emergency Relief fund. Each year the LMS Foundation awards over $25,000 in grants raised from member donations and their annual golf tournament.