January 16, 2018

The University of Queensland (UQ) – Ochsner Clinical School celebrated 121 future doctors at the 8th Annual White Coat Ceremony. Although traditionally celebrated in the first year of Medical School, the White Coat Ceremony for the Ochsner Clinical School students is commenced in the beginning of year three as they embark on the clinical phase of their medical school education.

Associate Professor Leonardo Seoane, MD, Head of the Ochsner Clinical School, welcomed the students and guests to the ceremony and highlighted the significance of the white coat.

January 16, 2018

Terrebonne General Medical Center (TGMC) recently welcomed Drs. Azadeh Beheshtian and Patricia B. Manhire to its medical staff. 

Dr. Beheshtian is board-certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease. She earned her medical degree and completed her internship from Tehran University of Medical Services in Tehran, Iran. 

January 16, 2018

The Louisiana Long Term Care Foundation (LLTCF) has awarded nursing scholarships to nine recipients employed in long-term care facilities across the state. Recipients will receive $500 to further their professional development within the long-term care profession and to continue their mission to bring high-quality care to the residents they serve.

The scholarship recipients are:

-Doneisha Atkinson, Gonzales Healthcare Center, Gonzales

-Jennifer Brock, Colonial Oaks Living Center, Metairie

-Bianca Cantu Brown, Pontchartrain Health Care Centre, Mandeville

January 16, 2018

Terrebonne General Medical Center (TGMC) honors JoAnna Livingston as the January Employee of the Month. Livingston, a TGMC employee for more than five years, works in Human Resources as an analyst.

January 16, 2018

St. Tammany Parish Hospital and St. Tammany Cancer Center offer many services, including support groups for different needs.

One such group is the Sister Survivors Support Group, sponsored by St. Tammany Cancer Center. This support group is open to any female cancer survivor. The group meets from 7-8 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at the center, located at 1203 S. Tyler St. in Covington. This free support group is open to anyone receiving treatment or who has completed treatment for breast cancer. For more information, contact (985) 276-6832.