PhD.Janice Sons The LSU College of Veterinary Medicine has received a Catalyst Award from the National Academy of Medicine.
Sponsored by the National Institute on Aging, the award includes a $50,000 cash award and travel to the annual Global Innovators Summit. Sones was one of 25 Americans to receive the award.
She is the principal investigator of a study investigating the impact of maternal obesity and the transgenerational impact of preeclampsia, a pregnancy complication that often involves high blood pressure and organ damage. It can be fatal if left untreated. Sones’ hypothesis is that the disease factor can be reversed if the mother loses weight before conception.
Southern Cardiovascular Institute Received two Gold Awards from the American Heart Association for his commitment to reducing the risk of heart disease and stroke through cholesterol and blood pressure management.
For the fourth year in a row, CIS received a Gold Award for accuracy in blood pressure management, with blood pressure controlled in more than 70% of affected adult patients as part of the Target: BP initiative. More than 80% of patients with CIS had their blood pressure under control, earning a Gold Plus award.
In addition, CIS also received a Check. Change. control. Cholesterol Gold Award for appropriate management of over 70% of adult high-risk patients receiving statin therapy.
CIS has 21 locations in Louisiana and Mississippi.
Carmen R. AustinAn Associate Broker at Saurage Rotenberg Commercial Real Estate, SIOR Office Designation by the Institute of Industrial and Office Realtors.
There are approximately 3,600 SIOR members worldwide.
Austin has over 21 years of experience in the commercial real estate market.
She holds an MBA in Entrepreneurship from Louisiana State University.
Meredith HassanManaging Partner of Foley & Judell, Baton Rouge, elected Chair of the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Committee.
The board of directors protects and strengthens the municipal bond market and is overseen by the Securities and Exchange Commission and Congress.
Hathorn was elected to the board in 2020 and served as vice chair last year.
She has been with Foley & Judell since 1985.
She earned an undergraduate degree from Louisiana State University and a law degree from Tulane University School of Law.