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Departmental Staff

Karen Cappiello
Business Manager  
(504) 568-3267

Tracey Thayer
Assistant to Department Head
(504) 568-6033

Patty D'Arensbourg
Assistant Business Manager
(504) 568-6039

Leslie Davis
Coordinator of Residency Program
(504) 568-7006

Monica Busby
(504) 568-6031

Christopher Davis
(504) 568-6031





Path Faculty


Athas, Grace B., PhD
Bhalla, Ritu, MD
Del Valle, Luis MD
Dewenter, Tracy, MD
Jetly, Rachna, MD
LeRoy, Michael, MD
Lorusso, Giovanni, MD
Love, Gordon, MD
McGoey, Robin, MSGC, MD
Newman, III, William P., MD
O'Leary, Mandy, MD, MPH
Pei, Leo, MD

Ragan, Avery F., PhD, DABCC
Rinker, Elizabeth, MD
Rodriguez, Jr., Fred H., MD
Vander Heide, Richard S., MD, PhD , MBA



James Brown, MD
Ronald Carr, MD
Randall Craver, MD
Kenneth Farris, MD
Susan Garcia, MD
Li Huang, MD
Samantha Huber, MD
Nancy Kang, MD
Todd M. LeLeux, MD
William Luer, MD
Elise Occhipinti, MD
Frances Rodwig, MD
Karen Ross, MD
William Scheer, PhD
Gregory Sossaman, MD
Matthew Stark, MD
Gault Townsend, MD
Dana Troxclair, MD




Malcolm, Gray T., PhD
Stary, Herbert C., MD
Strong, Jack P., MD
Tracy, Richard E., MD, PhD
Vial, Jr., Lester, MD
Welsh, Ronald A., MD
Ruiz, Bernardo, MD, PhD