Leadership

LSU Leadership

President: F. King Alexander, PhD
Chair, Board of Supervisors: Mr. James Williams
Chair, Healthcare & Medical Education Committee, Board of Supervisors: Mr. Glenn Armentor

LSU Health Sciences Center-Shreveport Leadership

Chancellor: G. E. Ghali, DDS, MD, FRCS(ED)
Provost & Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs: Jane Eggerstedt, MD
Vice Chancellor of Clinical Affairs: Charles “Chuck” Fox, MD
Vice Chancellor of Administration & Finance: Jeff Reynolds
Vice Chancellor of Research: Christopher Kevil, PhD
Interim Dean, School of Allied Health Professions: Dennis Wissing, PhD
Dean, School of Graduate Studies: Christopher Kevil, PhD
Senior Legal Counsel: Ed Jones
Executive Director of Campus Operations: Marc Gibson
Executive Director of Communications & Public Relations: Lisa Babin

School of Graduate Studies

Dean: Christopher Kevil, PhD
Associate Dean of Graduate Studies: Kelly Tatchell, PhD

School of Medicine

Dean: David Lewis, MD, MBA
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs: Jane M. Eggerstedt, MD
Assistant Dean for Student Affairs: Mark Platt, PhD
Assistant Dean for Admissions: F. Scott Kennedy, PhD

Basic Sciences Departments and Chairs

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology: Stephan N. Witt, PhD
Cellular Biology and Anatomy: Kevin McCarthy, PhD
Medical Library Science: Will Olmstadt
Microbiology and Immunology: Martin Sapp, PhD
Molecular and Cellular Physiology: Norman Harris, PhD
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Neuroscience: Nicholas E. Goeders, PhD

Clinical Sciences Departments and Chairs

Anesthesiology: Charles J Fox III, MD
Emergency Medicine: Thomas C. Arnold, MD
Family Medicine and Comprehensive Care: Michael Harper, MD
Medicine: Stephen R. Bailey, MD
Neurology Interim: Robert N. Schwendimann, MD, FAAN
Neurosurgery Interim: Robert Kelley, MD
Obstetrics and Gynecology: David Lewis, MD
Ophthalmology: William Byrd, MD
Oral and Maxillofacial/Head and Neck Surgery: Ghali E. Ghali, DDS, MD, FACS, FRCS(ED)
Orthopaedic Surgery Chair: Shane Barton, MD
Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery: Cherie-Ann O. Nathan, MD
Pathology Interim: James Cotelingam
Pediatrics: Joseph A. Bocchini Jr., MD
Psychiatry: Rita Horton, MD
Radiology: Horacio R. D’Agostino, MD
Surgery Interim: Jane Eggerstedt, MD
Urology Interim: Alexander Gomelsky, MD

School of Allied Health Professions

Interim Dean: Dennis Wissing, PhD
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs: Dennis Wissing, PhD
Assistant Dean for Research: Clifton Frilot II, PhD, MBA, PE
Assistant Dean for Development: Suzanne Tinsley, PT, PhD, NCS
Assistant Dean for Clinical Affairs and Outreach: Stanley McCallon, PT, DPT, CWS
Assistant Dean for Administration and Fiscal Affairs: Tony Luce, MBA
Director of Admissions and Records: Madeline Fechter, MPH
Director of Student Life and Alumni Affairs: Valorie Lurry

Program Directors

Cardiopulmonary Science: Diana Merendino, DPT, RRT
Clinical Laboratory Science: Stephanie Blackburn, MHS, MLS(ASCP)CM
Physician Assistant: Teresa Bigler, DHEd, PA-C, DFAAPA
Speech Language Pathology: Sandra Hayes, SLPD, CCC-SLP
Occupational Therapy: Robin Steed, PhD, LOTR
Physical Therapy: Edward Mahoney, PT, DPT, CWS
Public Health (Cooperative Program with LSU Shreveport): Jill Rush-Kolodzey, MD, DrPH

Office of Research

Vice Chancellor for Research: Christopher Kevil, PhD
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research Development: Annella Nelson
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research Management: John Maloy
Administrative Director for Research: Vacant
Director, Office for Sponsored Programs and Technology Transfer: Tracy Calvert
Director of Research Core Facility: Robert Chervenak, PhD
Director of Animal Resources: V. Hugh Price, DVM

Center Directors

Feist-Weiller Cancer Center: Glenn Mills, MD
Center of Excellence for Arthritis and Rheumatology: Samina Hayat, MD
Center for Cardiovascular Disease and Sciences: A. Wayne Orr, PhD
Center for Brain Health: Elizabeth Disbrow, PhD

LSU Health Sciences Foundation

President: Kevin Flood
Director of Alumni Relations and Annual Appeal: Bridget Verret
Director of Development: Jesse B. Gilmore
Director of Donor Relations and Events: Mary Cobb
Board of Directors Chairman: Katy Merriman
Vice-Chairman and Treasurer: Armand Roos
Immediate Past Chair: J. Mark Garrett

Board Members

R. Lee Abraham, III, MD
P. Michael Adkins
Robert Bowman
Shane Bridges
Edward J. Crawford
Rand Falbam
Mark Garrett
Nancy C. Germany, MD
James C. Hobley, MD
Valarie Jamison
Jerry Jones
Katy M. Merriman
Daryl W. Mitchell, MD
Catherine W. Mitton
Tom Ostedorf, III
Bobby Pugh, Jr.
W. Clinton "Bubba" Rasberry, Jr.
Armond W. Roos
Linda C. Sell, CPA