Research Leadership

Leonardo Seoane, MD, FACP
Chief Academic Officer & Senior Vice President

Shelly Monks, FACHE
System Vice President for Academic Affairs

Edmond K. Kabagambe, DVM, MS, PhD, FAHA, FACE
Assistant Vice President for Research Operations
Research Integrity Officer
Director, OASIS Program

Mark B. Effron, MD, FACC, FAHA, FCCP
Medical Director for Clinical Research

Eboni G. Price-Haywood, MD, MPH, FACP
Director, Center for Outcomes and Health Services Research

Joe Breault, MD, ScD, MPH, CIP
Chair, Ochsner Institutional Review Boards

Beth Kettenring
Director, Office of Sponsored Programs
Amanda McNeil
Supervisor, Pre-Award Administration

Samantha Bright
Director, Clinical Research
Leslie Smitley
Manager, Neuroscience, Transplant Hepatology, Infectious Disease
Ansley Hammons
Manager, Women’s Health Center of Excellence and the Clinical Trials Unit
Lyndsey Buckner-Baiamonte
Supervisor, Bio-Bank
Ashley Laroche
Supervisory Project Lead, Brain Health

Julia Cook, PhD, FAHA
Director, Institute for Translational Research
Director, Ochsner Cancer Institute Clinical Research
Greg Johnstone
Manager, Ochsner Cancer Institute Clinical Research
Manager, Pediatric Center of Excellence
Maria Latsis
Manager, Multi-Disciplinary Clinical Research
Colon and Rectal Surgery, Infectious Disease, Sports Medicine, Urology
Maria Gloth
Manager, Multi-Disciplinary Clinical Research
ENT, GI, Nephrology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, Podiatry, Rheumatology
Johanna Veal
Manager, Clinical Research, Baton Rouge
Courtney Parke, PhD
Manager-Associate Administrator, Institute of Translational Research
Animal Care, EVS
Associate Director, OASIS
Heather Scuderi
Supervisor, Ochsner Cancer Institute Clinical Research
Elsa Levenes
Supervisor, Ochsner Cancer Institute Precision Cancer Therapies Program
Kate Garvey
Supervisor, Cancer Studies, Kenner

Stephanie Gaudreau, CIP
Manager, Human Subject Research Protection Program