Latest from Ochsner

Dr Victoria Smith on Experience Taking Part in a COVID-19 Vaccine Trial

September 24, 2020

By taking part in a coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine trial, participants can provide their personalized experience, which may help protect future generations of similar race and socioeconomic background.

Dr Joseph Biggio Discusses Ochsner Health's Connected MOM Program, COVID-19 Pregnancy Challenges

September 15, 2020

At Ochsner Health, the largest nonprofit academic health care system in Louisiana, providers are leveraging the system’s Connected Maternity Online Monitoring (MOM) digital medicine program to minimize expectant mothers’ risks of contracting COVID-19.

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.

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.