Editorial Advisory Board 
Brian Berrigan
Executive Director
Alzheimer’s Association
Everett J. Bonner, Jr., MD, FACS
The Baton Rouge Clinic
David Carmouche
Exec. VP and Chief Medical Officer
BCBSLA
William Cefalu, MD
Executive Director
Pennington Biomedical Research Center
William Freeman, MD
Chief Medical Officer
C&M Medical Services
Tina Holland, PhD
President
OLOL College
Lynne Medley-Long
President
LML Healthcare Consulting
Barbara Morvant
Nurse Consultant/Policy Advisor
Retired LSBN Executive Director
Susan E. Nelson, MD, FACP, FAAHPM
Medical Director, PACE Baton Rouge
Medical Director, Senior Services
Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System

 

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Correspondents 

Eric Bankert, DO
CHILDREN’S HEALTH COLUMN
Sports Medicine, Children’s Hospital New Orleans—Baton Rouge Specialty Clinic

Emily Cassidy, MD
ONCOLOGY COLUMN
Thoracic Surgery Specialist, Mary Bird Perkins - Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center

Stewart T. Gordon, MD, FAAP
INSURANCE COLUMN
CMO, Medical Affairs, Louisiana Healthcare Connections

Karen C. Lyon, PhD, APRN, NEA
NURSING COLUMN
CEO, Louisiana State Board of Nursing

Rosanne Prats, MHA, ScD
LDH CORNER COLUMN
Executive Director of Emergency Preparedness, Louisiana Department of Health