oil painting

Portrait of Henry P. Walcott, MD (1838-1932) 

Walcott was both a longtime trustee at MGH and a leader in public health organizations. He served as an MGH trustee, chairman, and president of the Corporation. He held leadership roles in the State Board of Health, the American Public Health Association, the Massachusetts Medical Society, the Metropolitan Water Board and the Massachusetts Water and Sewerage Board. He also founded the Massachusetts Association of Boards of Health.