July 16, 2019

Leonardo Seoane, MD, FACP, has been named associate vice chancellor of academic affairs at LSU Health Shreveport. Seoane will work with the LSUHS chancellor, provost, and deans of each professional school, and the Office of Graduate Medical Education to support student and residency training.

July 13, 2019

Recent Xavier University of Louisiana graduate Sarah Bertrand was awarded the inaugural Ochsner Health System Medical School Scholarship for LSU Health Shreveport – School of Medicine. The scholarship award will cover cost of tuition and fees for Bertrand to attend the four-year medical school program at LSU Health Shreveport – School of Medicine starting this fall.

July 13, 2019

Lakeview Regional Medical Center, a campus of Tulane Medical Center, has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®–Stroke GOLD PLUS Quality Achievement Award.

July 13, 2019

St. Tammany Parish Hospital has been named a Center of Excellence for Antimicrobial Stewardship by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA).

July 13, 2019

Touro announces Manuel “Manny” Linares as the new president and chief executive officer. Manny brings more than 30 years of healthcare leadership experience to Touro, New Orleans’ only community-based, faith-based hospital.

“With his experience in service line development and strategic planning, Manny will help continue Touro’s expansion and growth across all specialties,” said Greg Feirn, CEO, LCMC Health. “We couldn't be more excited to have him on the team.”