December 5, 2017

Children’s Hospital has announced the selection of Matthew Schaefer as its new Chief Operating Officer. Schaefer, 38, will be heavily involved in the $300 million expansion project at the hospital’s Uptown Campus, as well as strategic planning and growth.

Schaefer assumed his role at Children’s Hospital on Dec. 4. He has 10 years of healthcare experience, most recently as the President of Texas Children’s Hospital’s West Campus. Prior to his nine years at Texas Children’s, he served as an associate for McKinsey & Co., a global management consulting firm.

December 5, 2017

The American Physiological Society (APS) has selected Patricia Molina, MD, PhD, Professor and Chair of Physiology at LSU Health New Orleans, as the second recipient of its prestigious A. Clifford Barger Underrepresented Minority Mentorship Award.

December 5, 2017

New Orleans CityBusiness has selected North Oaks Health System as a “Best Place to Work” for 2017.

This marks the eighth time that North Oaks has received this recognition from the business publication. North Oaks is the only health system honored this year  that is headquartered on the Northshore.

December 5, 2017

Vascular ultrasound services at North Oaks have been reaccredited for three additional years by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC). North Oaks has earned IAC accreditation every three  years, consecutively, since 1999.

December 6, 2017

North Oaks Sports Medicine certified athletic trainers have joined North Oaks Physician Group orthopaedic surgeons to select Sawyer Blankenship, Hailey Gianatano, Taylor Leblanc, and Peyton Ryan as the 2017 “Student-Athletes of the Fall Season” in Tangipahoa and Livingston parishes.    

Female and male students were chosen from both parishes, representing the months of August-October for 2017.

Hailey Gianatano is a junior with a 3.93 GPA at Ponchatoula High School. She is a letterman in basketball and volleyball.