NEW ORLEANS – Tulane University has been awarded $150,000 from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute to use equity-focused design to improve community participation in public health research against COVID-19. The Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Award will fund an “equity focused, human centered design process to understand the needs and values...
NEW ORLEANS – The Bureau of Governmental Research announced the recipients of the BGR Excellence in Government Awards 2020 honoring extraordinary local and state government employees and private citizens in the New Orleans area. The seven individual or team honorees will be recognized in a one-hour program on WYES-TV that...
Ron Sholes NEW ORLEANS – Adams and Reese announced that 10 of the firm’s attorneys received recognition as a “Lawyer of the Year” in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America (by BL Rankings LLC). This distinction is limited to a single attorney in each practice area and designated...
COVINGTON – From St. Tammany Health System: Two St. Tammany Health System Pediatric Departments are now a Certified Autism Center, a designation granted by the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards. The designation means that physicians and staff in the inpatient pediatric unit and pediatric emergency department completed...
NEW ORLEANS – The University of Holy Cross total enrollment for fall 2020 recorded an increase of 3.4% from fall 2019. This marks UHC’s first fall-over-fall enrollment increase since 2017. Officials announced the final student enrollment number for the fall 2020 semester as 1,136. University officials attribute the increase to the...
COVINGTON –U.S. News & World Report named St. Tammany Health System high performing for 2020-21 in care of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and congestive heart failure. The annual ratings, now in their sixth year, assist patients and physicians to make informed decisions about best places for care of conditions and...
NEW ORLEANS – Law firm Riess LeMieux announced that four of its lawyers have been named to the 2021 edition of Best Lawyers in America. Best Lawyers has published its list for over three decades. The first international list was published in 2006 and since then has grown to...
NEW ORLEANS – The New Orleans Metropolitan Association of Realtors announced that its commercial investment division has received the 5-Star Accredited Commercial Excellence Award from the National Association of Realtors. The 5-star accreditation is the highest given.  With the award, NOMAR’s CID becomes one of only 12 commercial investment divisions...
Susan Fahey Desmond has been listed in the 2021 Edition of the Best Lawyers in America. Desmond is a principal at Jackson Lewis and has been recognized by the Best Lawyers in America for 13 years. In the 2021 edition she was recognized in the categories of Employment Law...
NEW ORLEANS ― Ochsner Health is pleased to announce four of its hospitals have been named a 2020 Guardian of Excellence Award winner by Press Ganey. The Guardian of Excellence Award recognizes top-performing health care organizations that have achieved the 95th percentile or above for performance in Patient Experience. The...