Children’s Hospital New Orleans is proud to appoint an internationally known leader in child health, accomplished researcher, and 2019 Nobel Peace Prize nominee, Dr. Mark Kline, as Physician-in-Chief and Chief Academic Officer for Children’s Hospital New Orleans and the LCMC Health Pediatric Market. Dr. Kline works together with Children’s academic partners, LSU and Tulane, to advance academic medicine, training, and teaching at Children’s Hospital, the first and largest full-service hospital exclusively for children in Louisiana and the Gulf South.
“Dr. Kline’s expert leadership, together with the excellent pedigree of our academic partners, will allow Children’s to innovate care delivery while training our next generation of pediatricians,” says John R. Nickens IV, President and CEO of Children’s Hospital New Orleans.
While overseeing Children’s Hospital’s pediatric academic medical programs, Dr. Kline will also help expand academic programs through faculty positions at both LSU Health New Orleans and Tulane University School of Medicine and develop innovative, cohesive strategies to improve the future health and wellbeing of Louisiana’s children.