Physician News

November 3, 2009

Scottsburg Physician Re-Elected Treasurer of the Indiana State Medical Association

azadDeepak Azad, MD, MPH, an internal medicine physician in Scottsburg, was recently re-elected to serve as Treasurer of
the Indiana State Medical Association (ISMA), a statewide physician organization with approximately 8,400 members.
This is Dr. Azad’s third one-year term as treasurer. Previously, he served two one-year terms as assistant treasurer.

He was appointed to the Commission on Health Care Interpreter and Translators by late Gov. Frank O’Bannon. Dr. Azad
is also a member of the ISMA Physician Medicaid Task Force and has served on the organization’s Commission on Legislation.

Local Pediatrician Rides to Conquer Cancer

eldridgeStuart Eldridge, MD, a pediatrician with Physician Associates of Floyds Knobs and member of the Floyd Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees, participated in the Ride to Conquer Cancer on September 26 and 27. The ride, a two-day, 150-mile journey from Louisville to Lexington, and back, raised funds to support cancer awareness and research. As Dr. Eldridge expressed, “Great accomplishments come only through hard work, dedication and the support of family and friends. I was truly blessed to be able to participate in this event and raise over $4,200 for such a noble cause.”