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REGION 4

Region 4 includes 7 parishes in the southwest part of the state:
Acadia, Evangeline, Iberia, Lafayette, St. Landry, St. Martin, and Vermillion.
LERN-Region 4

Officers

Scott Hamilton, MD
Chair
Director of Pediatric Emergency Services
Ochsner Lafayette General Medical Center
Representing:
Academy of Pediatric Physicians
Blake Miller, NRP
Vice-Chair

Quality Improvement Coordinator
Acadian Ambulance Service
Representing:
Local Ambulance Service
Danielle Maples, NRP
Secretary
Regional Emergency Preparedness Specialist and Administrative Designated Coordinator
Ochsner Lafayette General Health System
Representing:
HHS Designated Regional Coordinator

Members

Lauryn Allgood, MSN,BSHA, RN, NREMT-P
Environment of Care/Life Safety Coordinator/Emergency Dept. Educator
Opelousas General Health
Representing:
Emergency Nurses Association
Paul Azar, Jr., MD
Ophthalmologist
Representing:
Louisiana State Medical Society
Joey Barrios, MD
General Surgeon, Medical Director Burn Unit
Our Lady of Lourdes RMC
Representing:
Burn Center
Kevin Courville, MD
Cardiologist
Representing:
American College of Cardiology
James Garcelon, MD
General Surgeon
Representing:
American College of Surgeons
Jennifer Gerard, RN
Director of Nursing
Ochsner Abrom Kaplan Memorial Hospital 
Representing:
Hospitals < 60 Beds
Leslie Kram Greco, DO, FACEP
ED Medical Director
Iberia Medical Center
Representing:
LHA – Service District Hospitals
VACANT
Representing:
LHA – Hospitals > 100 Beds
Tyler Martin, NRP
Director of Operations
Med Express Ambulance Service
Representing:
Emergency Medical Response
Jude Moreau
Executive Director
St. Landry Parish Communications District (E-911)
Representing:
National Emergency Number Association (9-1-1)
Mark Morris, RN, Paramedic
Air Med Clinical Care Coordinator
Acadian Air Med
Representing:
Air Medical
Mark F. Olivier, MD, FACEP, FAAFP
Emergency Medicine Physician 
Opelousas General Health System
Representing:
American College of Emergency Physicians
Damon Patterson, MD
Neurologist 
Ochsner Lafayette General Medical Center
Representing:
American Stroke Association
Steve Quebedeaux, NRP
Director 
St. Landry
Representing:
Rural Ambulance Representative
William Richey
Police Officer
Lafayette Sheriff’s Department
Representing:
Law Enforcement
Tina Stefanski, MD
OPH Medical Director 
Louisiana Department of Health
Representing:
LDH- Office of Public Health
Jaqueline Venable, RN
Trauma Program Manager
Ochsner Lafayette General Medical Center
Representing:
Trauma Center Representative
Tacee Walker, DO
Vice President, Associate Chief Medical Officer Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center
Chief Medical Officer, Lady of Lourdes Women’s and Children’s 
Representing:
LHA – Hospitals > 100 Beds