Ochsner Clinic Foundation is committed to the tradition and importance of endowed professors in recognizing and fostering excellence in innovative patient care among its physicians and scientists. In honoring the legacy of Dr. John Ochsner and his commitment to impacting patient care, a distinguished Professor position has been created. This John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute Distinguished Professor endowment provides funds to protect time dedicated to developing innovation in clinical care, research, or the training of physicians. Endowment funds and their payouts should be used for this purpose. Establishment and naming of this distinguished Professor shall be pursuant to this Policy and are contingent on fulfillment of funding of the endowment and subject to Ochsner Health policies. Appointments will be for a term of five years.
Hernan Bazan, MD, DFSVS, FACS
Research Study: Innovation in Acute Carotid Stroke Treatments to Prevent Atherosclerotic Plaque Rupture
5 Year Award Term: July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2026