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Madeline Cozad, MD, is the Assistant Professor of Clinical Family Medicine at the LSU School of Medicine and has clinic at University Medical Center. 

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The LAFP Welcomes New Members

We would like to welcome the new members for the month of August:

New Active Members:
Peter Braud, MD
Olamide Babajide Olu Joshua, MD
Jose M. Zapatero, MD

New Resident Members
Stephanie Barrow, DO
Lindsey Michael Guidry, MD

New Student Members:
Gabnelle Acosta
Ashley Allen
Rachel Barlow
Ashley Barras
Kerigan Bowman
Anna Busija
Jantzen Collette
Caitlin Cook
John Cox
Alyssa Derouen
Dash Duncan
Ginger Geiger, APRN
Josh Geller
Kevin Haynes
Hunter Hines
Kyle Lewis
Kendall Lewis
Stephen Lipani
Robert McAlister
David Mondschein
Meskerem Nemomsa
Jeanne Nguyen
Lisa Nguyen
Evan Noble
Wybra J. Price, III
Robin Ren
Zachary Richard
Ross Rieger
Stephanie Shea
Mattie Steib
Mary Tanner
Victoria Umling
David Van
Ashley Van
Himasa Wijetunge
Maury Williams

2019 Legislative Session and Final Wrap-Up
The 2019 Louisiana legislative session came to a close on June 6, per constitutional requirement. In this session, which was slated to be a fiscal session, there were 1,636 legislative instruments filed. Only about 15% of the instruments filed were actually fiscal in nature leaving us with a huge variety of bills to watch. LAFP tracked 117 instruments and took formal positions on 43. Outlined below is a summary of major topics from this session listing specific legislative instruments that the Legislative and Advocacy Committee and the LAFP Board of Directors determined had a significant impact on family medicine.

Read the 2019 General Assembly Recap
The 72nd annual General Assembly convened on August 2nd in New Orleans, LA at the Roosevelt Hotel. Speaker Derek Anderson and Vice Speaker Lisa Casey presided as LAFP members and guests discussed issues and elected officers for the upcoming year.

LAFP Communications


Newsletter3The LAFP Weekly Family Medicine Update is an LAFP membership service intended to provide timely family medicine information to your e-mail inbox. The newsletter contains information about healthcare legislation, partnerships, conference opportunities and other need-to-know member news.



LAFP 39 Final coverLouisiana Family Doctor is LAFP's quarterly journal. Subject matter includes features on sports medicine, healthcare legislation, medical journal reviews as well as a range of other topics that affect family physicians.
Click here to read the latest edition of Louisiana Family Doctor.

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