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Baton Rouge, LA – The Louisiana Primary Care Association’s Board of Directors has appointed Michael G. Griffin, MSPH, D.Sc., FACHE as Board President for the next two-year term, 2023 – 2025.

Dr. Michael G. Griffin, President & CEO of Ascension DePaul Services (ADS) and DePaul Community Health Centers (DCHC) in the greater New Orleans area and Arkansas, , leads the non-profit organizations with 180 years of history forward into the ever-changing landscape of health care with innovation and passion for the greater New Orleans areas they serve. As an expert and leading voice in the field of patient-centered care and quality, Dr. Griffin brings to this position a wealth of experience and deep commitment to high-quality, accessible, and equitable healthcare for all individuals.

“We are so excited to have Dr. Griffin’s vast experience and leadership at the helm of Louisiana’s Community Health Centers,” said Gerrelda Davis, Executive Director of the Louisiana Primary Care Association. “He has done so much for not only the communities his health centers serve but also for all medically underserved communities. His long history of advocacy and dedication gives me confidence that we will continue to see Federally Qualified Health Centers succeed throughout Louisiana.”

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