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Joe Kimbrell, Former CEO, Receives State and City Recognition

LPHI is pleased to announce that Joe Kimbrell, former LPHI CEO, has received the Health Hero Award from the Louisiana Department of Health. The award, given by Dr. Rebekah Gee, Secretary of the Department of Health, recognizes individuals for their commitment to improving health of Louisiana’s residents.

In the last two decades, Kimbrell implemented positive change and growth through the establishment of the Louisiana Public Health Institute, guiding the organization and generating more than $400 million in resources to support public health programming within Louisiana and parts of the Gulf Coast. Read the full letter from Dr. Gee here.

The City of New Orleans Office of the Mayor also recognized Joe for his years of service and commitment to the Greater New Orleans community during his more than 20 years of work with LPHI and the city.