Meet our Resident and Student Leaders

Each year the Resident Student Leadership Committee begins as election process to select our resident and student delegate positions. We are proud to introduce our 2018-2019 delegates. This represents the future of Family Medicine and the LAFP.

 

Delegates to the LAFP Board of Directors:

lindsay lilesResident Delegate:
Lindsey Liles, MD - 
LSUHSC Family Medicine Program - Kenner
 
Lindsey Liles, MD is from Rockdale, Texas and graduated from Harvard University for undergrad and received a Bachelor’s of Arts in Biological Anthropology.  Mrs. Liles graduated from the University of Queensland-Ochsner Clinical School with a Doctor of Medicine.  Her interest is in Rural Family Medicine and her hobbies include Latin Ballroom Dancing, Board Games, and watching Gymnastics.
JosephGarciaResident Alternate Delegate:
Joseph Garcia, MD - LSUHSC Family Medicine Program - Alexandria

Joseph Garcia, MD is a native New Orleanian who now resides in Houma, Louisiana. He received his medical doctorate from Medical University of the Americas. Dr. Garcia attended LSU – Baton Rouge earning his undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences. He is a second year resident at the LSUHSC Family Medicine Program – Alexandria. Dr. Garcia was formerly an Emergency Room Tech at Leonard J. Chabert Medical Center in Houma. His interests include weight lifting, running and the great outdoors.
Hannah LoStudent Delegate:
Hannah Lo - Tulane Medical School
 
Hannah Lo is a 2015 graduate of the Washington University in St. Louis where she received a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Biochemistry and Anthropology. She is currently a fourth year MD/MPH candidate at Tulane University School of Medicine and Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. Her interests include health disparities, health policy, global health, and primary care.
Jimmy FabiszakStudent Alternate Delegate:
Jimmy Fabiszak - University of Queensland – Ochsner Clinical School
 
Jimmy Fabiszak is a 2015 graduate of the Saint Louis University where he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Investigative and Medical Sciences. He is currently a fourth year MD candidate at University of Queensland. His activities and societies include: Doctor's for the Environment of Australia Member; Towards Rural and Outback Health Professionals in Queensland Member; The University of Queensland Medical Society Member; Trephine 2017 Editorial Team (UQ Medical Society Publication); USMLE Peer Tutor; Supporting Women in Medicine Member; The University of Queensland Sailing Club Executive Board; and The University of Queensland Club Lacrosse.

 

Delegates to the AAFP National Conference:

lindsay lilesResident Delegate:
Lindsey Liles, MD - LSUHSC Family Medicine Program - Kenner

Lindsey Liles, MD is from Rockdale, Texas and graduated from Harvard University for undergrad and received a Bachelor’s of Arts in Biological Anthropology.  Mrs. Liles graduated from the University of Queensland-Ochsner Clinical School with a Doctor of Medicine.  Her interest is in Rural Family Medicine and her hobbies include Latin Ballroom Dancing, Board Games, and watching Gymnastics.
 
JasminDemersonbadgeResident Alternate Delegate:
Jasmin Demerson, MD - LSUHSC Family Medicine Program - Alexandria
 
Jasmin Demerson, MD is a native Texan from the Houston area, but lived in Louisiana while pursuing dual degrees in pre-medical training. She received her M.D. from Ross University School of Medicine. Dr. Demerson attended Tulane University – New Orleans earning a Master Degree in Public Health and also Dillard University with a degree in Biology. She is currently a third-year resident at LSUHSC Family Medicine Program – Alexandria.  Her interests include film, dance and yoga.
 
Caitlin SissonStudent Delegate:
Caitlin Sisson - Tulane University School of Medicine
 
Caitlin Sisson is a 2015 graduate of the University of Southern California with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. She is currently a fourth year MD/MPH candidate at Tulane University School of Medicine and Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. Outside of her interest in primary care she enjoys bowling, spending time with her family, golfing and watching the Winnipeg Jets make a Stanley Cup run.
 
Rose TusaStudent Alternate Delegate:
Rose Marie Tusa - LSUHSC Medical School - New Orleans
 
Rose Marie Tusa was born and raised in Louisiana. She attended the Louisiana Scholars’ College at Northwestern State University, where she received her BA in Liberal Arts with a concentration in Scientific Inquiry and a minor in Spanish. Ms. Tusa is currently in her third year at LSUHSC School of Medicine in New Orleans. She will be serving as the President of FMIG for the 2019-2020 academic year.

 

Delegates to the LAFP General Assembly:

lindsay lilesResident Delegate:
Lindsey Liles, MD - LSUHSC Family Medicine Program - Kenner
 
 
Lindsey Liles, MD is from Rockdale, Texas and graduated from Harvard University for undergrad and received a Bachelor’s of Arts in Biological Anthropology.  Mrs. Liles graduated from the University of Queensland-Ochsner Clinical School with a Doctor of Medicine.  Her interest is in Rural Family Medicine and her hobbies include Latin Ballroom Dancing, Board Games, and watching Gymnastics.
 
BaconResident Alternate Delegate:
Michael Bacon, MD - LSUHSC Family Medicine Program – Lake Charles
 
Michael Bacon, MD is from Lockport, Louisiana and completed his Undergraduate degree from Nicholls State University where he received his Major in Biology and Minor in Chemistry.  Dr. Bacon completed medical school at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans and is a resident at the LSUHSC Family Medicine Program in Lake Charles.  His interest/hobbies include anything outdoors, especially fishing and gardening. He enjoys spending time with family, traveling and trying new restaurants.
 
Celina MercerStudent Delegate:
Celina Mercer - Tulane University School of Medicine
 
Celina Mercer is from San Rafael, California and is a 2013 graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles with a Bachelor of Science in Physiological Science. She is currently a fourth year MD/MPH candidate at Tulane University School of Medicine and Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine.
 
Caitlin SissonStudent Alternate Delegate:
Caitlin Sisson - Tulane University School of Medicine
 
Caitlin Sisson is a 2015 graduate of the University of Southern California with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. She is currently a fourth year MD/MPH candidate at Tulane University School of Medicine and Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. Outside of her interest in primary care she enjoys bowling, spending time with her family, golfing and watching the Winnipeg Jets make a Stanley Cup run.
 
Delegates to the AAFP National Conference:  LAFP is one of the only professional medical associations that actively promotes our resident and student members to hold leadership positions. For more information on how to become involved with the Academy, visit www.lafp.org or contact Ragan LeBlanc for more details.
 

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