Monday, March 11, 2013

UNO Economist Is Named Chairman of the Board at Slidell Memorial Hospital

Walter LaneWalter J. “Dub” Lane, associate professor of economics at UNO, was recently named chairman of the board of commissioners at Slidell Memorial Hospital.

A leading economics professor at the University of New Orleans was recently named chairman of the board of commissioners of Slidell Memorial Hospital.

Hospital officials said Monday that Slidell Memorial's governing board recently elected Walter J. "Dub" Lane as board chairman for this year, according to The Times-Picayune. Lane is an associate professor of economics at UNO. He has represented Ward 8 on the hospital board since 2006.

Slidell Memorial Hospital is a non-profit, 182-bed facility that primarily serves residents of eastern St. Tammany Parish and neighboring Pearl River County, Miss. The nine-member board will help to expand the hospital's emergency room and open a new cardiac unit this summer.


|Read more about Lane's appointment in the Times-Picayune >>