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Dr. Lacey Cavanaugh serves on the LAFP Legislative and Advocacy Committee and currently practices at a Rural Health Clinic in Vinton.

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The LAFP Welcomes New Members

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

New Active Members:
Katherine Louise Crifasi, DO
Shannon Michelle Haas, MD
Amy L. Hammons, MD
Enaka Marie Yembe, MD
New Student Members:
Rochelle Annan
Kaitlyn Arbour
Linda Auduong
Jude Barber
James Carson Bourgeois
Timothy Brichetto
Andrew Broussard
Leslie Marie Burch
Joel Byrne
Jessica Cameron
Jessica Carr
Christopher Casey
Jared Chapman
Daniel Core
Megan Daniele
Sophie Fourniquet
Reed Gioe
Elleny Gutierrez
Faris Hajmurad
Chong Han
Sarah Herbel
Jessica Amber Johnson
Nikka Khorsandi
Michael Kremer
Dustin Latimer
Howie Li
Samantha Light
Alaina Lofaso
Justin McMillan
Shelby Montgomery
Katie Moreaux
Katherine Oberhelman
Sarah Oliver
Shukan P Patel
Allison Marie Pinner
Sara Elise Robicheaux MPH
Kristen Leigh Robinson
Darius Robinson
Scott Sabo
Aliza Saskin
Christian Scott
Peter Siyahhan Julnes
Monique Spears
Peter Steinwald
Brittin Thibodeaux
Dustin Todaro
De'Angellica Vaughn-Allen
Vidal A Villela
Tova Weiss
Katherine Grace Woebkenberg

Job Opportunity Available at the Family Doctor Clinic in Houma

The Family Doctor Clinic in Houma is looking for an additional Family Practice Physician to join their practice. This practice currently has two physicians on staff and is looking to replace a 3rd Physician who has recently retired.  Established patient base. Great salary potential.  Four day work week.

Please send your CV to:
Debbie Ghirardi at

Sign up to be Family Doc of the Day during the 2019 Legislative Session

The Louisiana Academy of Family Physicians is asking its members to sign up to be "Family Doctor of the Day" at the Louisiana State Capitol during the 2019 Legislative Session.

Mark Your Calendar: White Coat Day at the Capitol
The LAFP invites you to participate in the Annual White Coat Day at the Capitol in Baton Rouge.
May 15, 2019
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
This opportunity will allow you to join colleagues at the state capitol, gain information about the issues affecting family medicine and your patients and dialogue with state legislators and administration officials.
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