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Valerie Zapolsky, MD, elected to Society Board of Directors

Release Date: April 22, 2011
Contact: Lisa Hildebrand - 608.442.3765 lisa.hildebrand@wismed.org

Madison, Wis. (April 22, 2011) – Valerie Zapolsky, MD, of Oshkosh was elected to a three-year term on the Wisconsin Medical Society’s Board of Directors at the Society’s Annual Meeting on April 8. A board-certified pediatrician, Dr. Zapolsky cares for patients at the Aurora Health Center in Oshkosh.

Doctor Zapolsky joins Kevin Jessen, MD, Fond du Lac; and Terry L. Hankey, MD, Waupaca, as representatives for District 5, which comprises Calumet, Fond du Lac, Green Lake, Outagamie, Waupaca, Waushara and Winnebago counties.

Doctor Jessen, who is completing his third three-year term on the Board, also was re-elected to a one-year term as Board Chair. A board-certified family medicine physician, Dr. Jessen cares for patients at the Aurora Health Center in Fond du Lac.

With nearly 12,500 members dedicated to the best interests of their patients, the Wisconsin Medical Society is the largest association of medical doctors in the state and a trusted source for health policy leadership since 1841.