Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Announces New Vice President of Cancer Service Line
(Baton Rouge) – Linda Lee has been promoted to vice president, cancer service line, Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center.
“Linda is a proven asset to our Cancer Center team and in her expanded role, she will continue to provide exceptional leadership in the development of innovative cancer care for patients across Louisiana including children in our community and beyond,” said Stephanie Manson, chief operating officer, Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center. “Our Cancer Center team helps patients and families across our state by providing comprehensive and compassionate care each and every day. I am excited to see us pave the way as industry leaders in cancer care across our great state.”
For more than seven years, Lee has served as the administrator for Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center where she most recently led partnership efforts with Woman’s Hospital in the development of the Breast & GYN Cancer Pavilion. Lee has more than 20 years of healthcare executive experience and has been instrumental in the growth of our ambulatory practices and improvements in the Cancer Center’s clinical quality initiatives.
“Linda is passionate about ensuring patients and their loved ones are at the center of every strategic decision,” said Todd Stevens, president and chief executive officer, Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center. “This was especially evident during the facility’s recent renovation and expansion project. She continues to focus her every effort on providing exceptional patient experiences and stellar clinical operations. We congratulate Linda on this expanded role and know her desire to do more for those affected by cancer will yield many advances.”
A native of Holloway, La., Lee received her bachelor of Social Work from Louisiana College and her Master of Social Work from Louisiana State University. In 2016, Lee was awarded Louisianian of the Year by Louisiana Life Magazine and currently serves as a member of Baton Rouge Rotary.
About Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center
As a regional destination for cancer care, Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center offers the most advance technology and services provided by a dedicated team of nationally-recognized oncology experts. The Cancer Center provides best-practice, comprehensive care at every stage of the cancer journey, including disease site-specific multidisciplinary care teams, a robust clinical research program, extensive supportive care services and is the only facility in the Gulf South with the revolutionary Leksell Gamma Knife®Icon™. The American College of Surgeons has named the Cancer Center a recipient of its prestigious Outstanding Achievement Award for three consecutive survey cycles. As a nonprofit organization, donor generosity is essential to sustaining the mission of improving survivorship and lessening the burden of cancer for so many throughout Southeast Louisiana and beyond. For more information on the Cancer Center, and how you can become involved, please visit marybirdlake.org.