February 25, 2021

Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group Picardy welcomed Kyle Champagne, MD, to its team of primary care providers. Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group Picardy provides evaluation and management of chronic illnesses, care of minor injuries, comprehensive annual wellness exams, college physicals, preventive healthcare, and more.

February 18, 2021

Julie Martin, MD, FACOG, has been elected to a one-year term as the chief of the medical staff of Woman’s Hospital, the highest elected leadership position among the medical staff.

Martin’s duties include the coordination of clinical improvement activities as well as chairing the Medical Executive Committee. As chief of staff, she will also serve on Woman’s Hospital Board of Directors.  

February 18, 2021

Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center and The NeuroMedical Center are advancing its longstanding partnership by entering into a research agreement, beginning with the launch of a clinical trial, sponsored by Novocure called TRIDENT, for newly diagnosed glioblastoma (GBM) patients. GBM is the most aggressive type of cancer that begins in the brain with approximately 12,000 cases diagnosed in the United States each year.

February 18, 2021

Serving Louisiana for more than 95 years, Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Health has partnered with Louisiana Public Broadcasting (LPB) on an initiative to help raise a healthier generation. The initiative, called One To Grow On, provides parents around Louisiana with access to information and quick tips to help them understand general health, healthy eating habits, prenatal care, and child safety tips, among other things.

February 18, 2021

Residents who miss their second COVID vaccine dose appointments this week can safely delay the second dose days or weeks if need be.

The CDC has said it expects this week’s severe winter weather to cause widespread delays in vaccine shipments. Louisiana is one such state feeling the impact – both first and second vaccine deliveries to the state have been delayed. Unfortunately, that means vaccine appointments and events scheduled for this week will need to be adjusted based on delivery.