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35th Annual Alton Ochsner Award Relating Smoking and Disease Awarded to Mount Sinai Physician

July 09, 2020

Ochsner Health announced Paul J. Kenny, PhD as the 2020 recipient of the annual Alton Ochsner Award Relating Smoking and Disease, which recognizes scientific research achievements that provide major insights into the biological mechanisms relating tobacco smoking and human disease.

Ochsner Cardiologist Recognized With 2019 ATLAS Award

November 26, 2019

The director of the John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute (JOHVI), Christopher J. White, MD, MACC, MSCAI, FAHA, FESC, FACP has been recognized by Vascular Interventional Advances Physicians (VIVA) with the 2019 ATLAS award for his impact as a scholar and leader in the vascular field.

Ochsner Accountable Care Network Announces More Than $12 Million in Savings for Medicare Beneficiaries

October 09, 2019

2018 savings improved by 12% and impacted over 24,000 people

Ochsner and Statewide Partners Awarded $13.6 Million NCI Grant Statewide

September 14, 2019

The clinical trials network expands with a focus on minority cancer patients.

1000th Heart Transplant Completed at Ochsner Health System

September 07, 2019

Nearly 50 years after performing the first heart transplant in the Gulf South, Ochsner Health System has successfully completed its 1000th heart transplant. With the completion of the 1000th heart transplant, Ochsner joins the ranks of 13 other prestigious health care systems across the United States to have reached this milestone–Cleveland Clinic, Duke University, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, University of Pennsylvania, to name a few.

Ochsner Names 2019 Alton Ochsner Award Relating Smoking and Disease Honorees

August 21, 2019

For 34 years, Ochsner Health System has annually recognized scientists who have made major contributions regarding the relationship between smoking and disease along with the development of innovative treatment modalities.