BATON ROUGE, La. – Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center has named Mike Miranda as Cancer Center administrator for the Northshore Region. Miranda will be responsible for overseeing the Covington, Hammond and Slidell Cancer Center locations.
Miranda has extensive experience in the healthcare industry and has served as the administrator of the Covington location since 2021. He joined the Cancer Center in 2006 and served as the program manager for the radiation therapy program from 2008 until his recent role as administrator.
“Mike’s experience and deep roots in the Northshore region make him the ideal person to lead our Northshore facilities,” said Jodi Conachen, chief operating officer, Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center. “This region was where the Cancer Center first expanded its reach 35 years ago with the opening of our Hammond satellite location and has continued with our Covington and Slidell centers. Under Mike’s leadership, Mary Bird Perkins will continue to provide the high-quality and compassionate care that our patients have come to expect. And, by regionalizing our resources, more residents across our region will be able to access leading-edge technology and nationally-recognized research options.”
Miranda received a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Healthcare Management from Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond. He received a Bachelor of Health Science in Medical Imaging from Washburn University in Topeka, Kan.
“I’m honored to serve in this role for a region that means so much to me and my family. Saving lives is what it’s all about for me,” Miranda said. “I look forward to working with our dedicated teams on the Northshore to ensure that our sites not only meet patient expectations, but continue to drive increased innovation, patient education and community outreach.”
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 10 centers in Baton Rouge, Covington, Gonzales, Hammond, Houma, Opelousas, Slidell, 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 www.marybird.org.