Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center Elects New Board Members

BATON ROUGE, La. – Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center recently elected three new board members to help further the organization’s mission to improve survivorship and lessen the burden of cancer. The new board members, Sandra C. Brown, DNS, Terrell “Tee” Brown, Jr. and Steven J. Moore, join an exceptional group of volunteer leaders who generously dedicate their time, talent and resources to support the mission.

Sandra Chaisson Brown HeadshotSandra C. Brown DNS, APRN, FNP-BC, CNE, ANEF, FAANP, FAAN is the current dean of Southern University’s College of Nursing and Allied Health. Her efforts to reduce minority health disparities and improve social welfare have garnered recognition across the globe. Her international honors include fellow status by the American Academy of Nursing, the Academy of Nursing Education and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. For over 20 years, Brown’s work has impacted the health outcomes of thousands of Louisiana citizens through her clinic research, practice, and academic leadership.



Tee BrownA past board member of the Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Foundation Board of Directors, Tee Brown is a prominent leader in the Baton Rouge business community and serves as president of GMFS Mortgage. While on the Foundation board, he was instrumental in establishing the Investor Collective, a progressive network of men devoted to enhancing and furthering Mary Bird Perkins’ mission. Brown and his family have fostered a legacy of giving back to the community. His parents’ involvement in Junior League of Baton Rouge and support for LSU cemented his desire to invest in the community through service and philanthropy.


Steven MooreBaton Rouge attorney, Steven Moore, also joins the Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center Board of Directors. After earning his law degree from Southern University Law Center, Moore started his own practice and has since crafted a legacy of distinguished service to the Baton Rouge community. As past Vice Chair of the Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Foundation Board, Moore served on the Executive/Investment Committee helping to steer the strategic and financial management of the endowment, as well as the Joint Development Committee, which focuses on fundraising strategy and implementation. The Hillar C. Moore, Jr. Golf Classic, a legacy Mary Bird Perkins event founded by Moore’s father, has raised over $3 million in 30 years to benefit cancer patients in the community.

“We are excited to welcome Sandra, Tee and Steven to the board of directors,” said Tom Adamek, chairman, Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center Board of Directors. “We are deeply grateful and humbled that they’ve chosen to serve on the board and look forward to working together to advance the Cancer Center’s mission across the region.”

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About Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center
Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center is a regional cancer care organization that has been fighting cancer for more than 50 years. The cancer care organization provides care at nine centers in Baton Rouge, Covington, Hammond, Houma, Gonzales, Zachary and Natchez, Mississippi, and its service area encompasses southeast Louisiana and southwest Mississippi regions. Mary Bird Perkins has a strategic affiliation with OneOncology and the largest radiation and medical oncology groups from across the area including exclusive partnerships with Southeastern Louisiana Radiation Oncology Group, which provides radiation therapy throughout Mary Bird Perkins’ service areas, Northshore Oncology Associates, serving St. Tammany and Washington Parishes, specifically the communities of Covington and Slidell and Louisiana Hematology Oncology Associates, which services the Greater Baton Rouge area. For more information, please visit