CAGLA gives 2023 Scientific Advisory Board Member of the Year Award to Dr. Ralph Corsetti

Dec 6, 2023 | Scientific Advisory Board

6th of December, 2023, New Orleans, Louisiana — CAGLA’s Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) is comprised of some of the top healthcare providers from across Louisiana. Our SAB members provide strategic guidance and direction for our CAGLA state legislative initiatives and for our annual NeauxCancer Oncology Conference.

Last Saturday night CAGLA presented their 2023 Scientific Advisory Board Member of the Year Award to Dr. Ralph Corsetti. Dr. Corsetti is a Professor of Surgery at the Tulane University School of Medicine within the Department of Surgery with a clinical practice in surgical oncology including breast, endocrine, and melanoma surgery at Tulane’s Northshore campus based at Lakeview Regional Medical Center in Covington, LA. Upon being presented with this award Dr. Corsetti has these words to say:

“The momentum that CAGLA has created in less than 5 years toward the betterment of cancer care for citizens of Louisiana is beyond amazing! So proud to be a member of this organization! With corporate health care increasingly limiting physician leadership and input more often, it is a blessing to be involved and engaged in an organization that is succeeding for all the right reasons! CAGLA Strong!”

The Cancer Advocacy Group of Louisiana, Inc. (CAGLA) is a vibrant grassroots force championing improved cancer care. United by a shared purpose, our dynamic assembly of community leaders, dedicated physicians, and resilient survivors is more than just a non-profit. We are a catalyst for systemic change, using our influence to drive progress in healthcare policy and practice.

We bridge gaps within the healthcare community, connecting innovative minds and compassionate hearts, empowering patients, and fostering a collaborative environment for shared victories. As advocates, we echo the voices that demand to be heard and work towards a future free from this disease. With every piece of legislation we influence, we move a step closer to our goal.

 

 

CAGLA 2023 Bill Signing Ceremony

CAGLA 2023 Bill Signing Ceremony

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana — Last week our CAGLA Team attended a bill signing ceremony with Governor Jon Bel Edwards in Baton Rouge at the State Capitol. The three CAGLA bills signed at this ceremony by Governor Edwards were 1) HB 435 – CAR-T Bill by Rep. Aimee Freeman,...

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