Board of Directors

Anna Ruelle, DPM President

anna-ruelle-profile Anna Ruelle, DPM, WCC, of Cheshire Medical Center/Dartmouth-Hitchcock Keene’s (CMC/DHK) Orthopedic Department recently received the 2014 Outstanding Work in Diabetic Wounds Award from the National Alliance of Wound Care and Ostomy (NAWCO). NAWCO is the largest wound care certification and member organization in the United States. The award presented to Dr. Ruelle recognizes her contributions to the promotion of diabetes education, volunteering professional time in the treatment of diabetic wounds, recruitment/mentoring other wound care professionals, and service as a liaison between the health care setting and the community in diabetic wound care. Dr. Ruelle has been caring for patients at CMC/DHK since 2004, specializing in the practice of diabetic foot, foot and ankle reconstruction, foot and ankle arthritis, ligament reconstruction, trauma and foot and ankle sports injuries, and pediatric foot and ankle conditions. The Podiatry Department treats patients with postural and/or foot abnormalities, short- and long-term conditions of the skin and musculoskeletal system, and sports-related injuries to the foot and leg offering both surgical and non-surgical options for patients.


Dr. Serena Shomody, Vice President

Serena-profile Dr. Serena Shomody is a podiatric surgeon practicing at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center Keene,NH. Her special interests are foot and ankle trauma, diabetic foot, sports medicine, pediatrics and wound care. She is a current Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, member of the European Foot and Ankle Society board certified under the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgeons in forefoot, rear foot and ankle. Dr. Shomody enjoys spending quality time with her husband and best friend, Jonathan, as well as their two young children, Zsofia and Wesley along with the family dog,Charlie. She is involved within her community participating in local athletic events, educational programs and community runs. She is looking forward to running her first marathon in 2016.  

William McCann, Secretary Treasurer

dr_mccann2 Dr. William N. McCann joined Affiliates in Podiatry, PC on the campus of Concord Hospital in 1990. The group has served central New Hampshire since 1965 and has satellite offices in Meredith and New London. The doctors of Affiliates in Podiatry provide comprehensive, compassionate foot and ankle care in a state-of-the -art facility.  Dr. McCann serves his specialty in leadership positions on multiple national organizations in order to improve the lives of his patients and colleagues. Dr. McCann enjoys running, has competed in every distance, qualified for and ran the 2013 Boston Marathon. He has also provided care for Boston runners as part of the team of podiatric physicians at the finish line. Dr. McCann is an avid hiker, skier and boater and enjoys these activities with his family and friends.