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Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center in Covington Announces New Administrator

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Mike Miranda Headshot(Covington, La) – Mike Miranda has been named the administrator of Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center in Covington. Formerly the program manager for radiation therapy at the Cancer Center, Miranda will now be responsible for the oversight of day-to-day operations of the Cancer Center’s comprehensive oncology program, including medical oncology, radiation therapy, infusion center services, laboratory services and patient support services.

“Mike’s track record of outstanding leadership, his history of service to the Northshore community, and his broad range of knowledge across all areas of cancer care made him the perfect fit to lead our Cancer Center in Covington,” said Jonas Fontenot, Ph.D., chief operating officer, Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center. “We are thrilled to have Mike in this new role and we know he will represent the Cancer Center’s mission to improve survivorship and lessen the burden of cancer with dedication and passion, always putting our patients on the Northshore first.”

Miranda is a Louisiana native and has a Bachelor of Health Science form Washburn University and received his Masters of Business Administration with a Healthcare Management Concentration from Southeastern Louisiana University in 2015.

Miranda has served cancer patients with Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center for 15 years. For the last 13 years, he has been program manager for radiation therapy at the Cancer Center and before that worked as a radiation therapist for the organization. During his tenure as program manager of radiation therapy, he also served as the practice manager of medical oncology for Northshore Oncology Associates.

“I am honored to serve Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center in this capacity,” said Miranda. “I consider myself blessed for the opportunity to lead a phenomenal team of doctors, care providers and staff – all united in their goal to provide the highest quality of service and care to cancer patients.”

To learn more about Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center in Covington, visit marybird.org/covington.

About Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center
Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center is a regional cancer care organization that has been fighting cancer for 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. For more information, please visit www.marybird.org.