Swampscott resident Howard Waldman was awarded the 2012 Physician of Excellence Award by North Shore Medical Center. The award is considered the highest honor among NSMC's medical staff and recognizes physicians who have made outstanding contributions to NSMC, the medical profession and the community. Waldman was honored for his clinical excellence and his leadership skills in helping found and build the NSMC Heart Center. Waldman is an interventional cardiologist and the medical director of the NSMC Heart Center cardiac catheterization laboratory and the NSMC Heart and Wellness Center. He practices at North Shore Cardiovascular Associates.
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Swampscott resident Frederick O. Buckley Jr. was awarded the 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award by North Shore Medical Center. The award is presented to a staff member who has contributed substantially to the goals and ideals of his or her clinical department and NSMC while demonstrating a commitment to excellence and professionalism in his or her chosen specialty. Buckley was the medical director of NSMC's surgical weight management program, which has been recognized by the American College of Surgeon's Bariatric Surgery Center Network as a Level 1A program, their highest designation based on patient quality and volume statistics. Buckley retired from active clinical practice after 33 years. He remains a member of the medical staff and is in practice with Surgical Specialists of the North Shore and Mass General/North Shore Surgery.
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Wenham Museum Executive Director Lindsay Diehl is retiring after six years of service. Diehl served as the museum's marketing director from 1998 to 2001, then returned in May 2006 as the museum's interim director and was named executive director a month later. The Wenham Museum's Board of Trustees will hold an open house reception in Diehl's honor from 5 to 7 p.m. today.
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Franceen Shaughnessy and Kaitlyn Ethier joined Rhino Public Relations, a specialty public relations and marketing agency in South Hamilton.