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LaPolla Elected President of Foot and Ankle Association

November 30, 2018

Dr. James J. LaPolla has been elected president of the Eastern Academy of the Ohio Foot and Ankle Medical Association. LaPolla operates Northeast Ohio Foot, Ankle & Wound Center, which has offices in Howland and Brookfield. He also serves on the Howland Township Board of Trustees. Leadership roles in the academy include Dr. Thomas W. Kunkel, who practices in Girard, vice president; and Dr. Mitchell L. Dalvin, who practices in Austintown, secretary and treasurer.  The association’s Eastern Academy covers 11 counties. “I am eager to serve as president for an organization that promotes advocacy, education and public awareness for medical and surgical foot and ankle care,” LaPolla says. “This is an important mission to me, as I have been a practicing physician in podiatry for almost 30 years.”

Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.