NHMS Welcomes 185th President

November 9, 2016

Deborah A. Harrigan, MDDEBORAH HARRIGAN INAUGURATED AS NEW PRESIDENT OF THE NEW HAMPSHIRE MEDICAL SOCIETY

On Saturday, November 5, 2016, Deborah Harrigan, MD, was inaugurated as the 185th president of the New Hampshire Medical Society.  Founded in 1791, NHMS is celebrating its 225th anniversary this year.

Dr. Harrigan is a family medicine physician and is the Medical Director of the ambulatory Physician Practices at Frisbie Memorial Hospital.  She is currently the Physician Champion for the hospital’s MEDITECH implementation.

She presently serves as Credentials Committee Chair and Physician Advisory Council Chair. Dr. Harrigan is a member of Frisbie’s Medical Executive Committee, the Medical Staff Bylaw Committee, and the Technology Assessment and Steering Committee.

Dr. Harrigan graduated from Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts.  She completed her Family Medicine Residency at the Beverly Hospital in Beverly, Massachusetts. She is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine. 

In the coming year, Dr. Harrigan will be increasing engagement by New Hampshire’s physicians in leadership and advocacy.