July 16, 2024

Touro announced the appointment of Candace Stevens Robinson, MD, as the new chief medical officer. Robinson brings over 15 years of medical experience and more than nine years of healthcare leadership to her new role at Touro.

July 16, 2024

Thibodaux Regional Health System announced the addition of Kimberly S. Dalmau, MD, gastroenterology, to the active medical staff. She has joined Pasam Rao, MD, at Thibodaux Regional Gastroenterology Clinic located at 604 North Acadia Road, Suite 410, in Thibodaux.

July 16, 2024

St. Tammany Health System welcomed its inaugural class of family medicine resident physicians on July 1 to the newly launched St. Tammany Health System/Ochsner Family Medicine Residency program, a first-in-the-region initiative designed to train the area’s next generation of primary care physicians.

To start, six doctors will complete their family medicine training over the next three years at the 18,000-square-foot, purpose-built St. Tammany Physicians Network North Covington clinic at 17240 Heartbeat Circle near the intersection of U.S. 190 and Louisiana 25. They are:

July 16, 2024

St. Tammany Quality Network (STQN) presented its Medical Director’s Award for the second quarter of 2024 to Rick Casey, MD, for his leadership in helping to develop the chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) transitions of care program.

July 16, 2024

Terrebonne General Health System welcomes Rev. Jim Morrison to the Terrebonne General Board of Commissioners. Rev. Jim Morrison earned a Bachelor of Arts from St. Meinrad College in 1983 and a Master of Divinity from Mundelein Seminary in 1987. In 2013, he furthered his education with a degree in Anglican Studies from the University of the South of Theology.