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Sep 10, 2012
Governor Bobby Jindal Announces the Reappointment of Maitland Deland to the Health Education Authority of Louisiana (HEAL)

BATON ROUGE- Today, Governor Bobby Jindal announced the reappointment of Maitland Deland to the Health Education Authority of Louisiana (HEAL).

The Health Education Authority of Louisiana serves to promote medical education, research, and health care. Created in 1968, the authority serves to formulate a master plan for the development of participating medical center institutions in the medical complex in New Orleans and is authorized to plan, acquire, and construct facilities within a 10-mile radius of the Medical Center of New Orleans.

The Health Education Authority of Louisiana’s board of trustees consists of the governor as an ex-officio trustee and thirteen persons selected as follows:
  • Two members shall be appointed by the governor per the recommendations of the Board of Supervisors of Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College; 
  • Two members shall be appointed by the governor per the recommendations of the Board of Administrators of the Tulane Educational Fund, Tulane University of Louisiana; 
  • Two members shall be appointed by the governor per the recommendations of the Board of Administrators of Charity Hospital of Louisiana at New Orleans; 
  • Two members shall be appointed by the governor per the recommendations of the executive board of the Louisiana State Medical Society; 
  • One member shall be appointed by the governor per the recommendations of statewide dental associations; 
  • One member shall be appointed by the mayor of the city of New Orleans with the advice and consent of the Commission Council from a list of five names, one each submitted by the Board of Administrators of the Tulane Educational Fund, Tulane University of Louisiana; the Board of Administrators of Charity Hospital of Louisiana at New Orleans; the Board of Supervisors of Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College; local dental association memberships including Orleans Parish dentists; and the Orleans Parish Medical Society; and 
  • Three members shall be appointed by the Governor from the state at-large. 
Maitland Deland, of Lafayette, is an oncologist and is the former owner of OncoLogics, Inc.  Deland will be reappointed to serve as a member appointed by the Governor from the state at-large and will serve as Chairman of the board, as required by statute. 

 
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