Lakeview Regional Medical Center, a campus of Tulane Medical Center, has promoted Dawn Marchand, RN, to serve as its catheterization lab manager. Marchand has been with Lakeview Regional for the past 12 years, working across multiple disciplines, serving in the special care unit, intensive care unit and emergency department. She joined the cath lab in 2017.

"Dawn is seen as a leader by both her colleagues and our physicians," said Marc Junot, RN, associate administrator of cardiovascular services at Lakeview Regional. "She will be an asset to our patients in Lakeview Regional's heart and vascular service line."

In 2016, Marchand was named one of the "Great 100 Nurses" in Louisiana for her concern for humanity, her contributions to the profession of nursing and her mentoring of others. Marchand officially transitioned into her new role on Jan. 10.

The Lakeview Regional Medical Center Heart & Vascular Center is a leader in advanced treatment options. Our board-certified cardiologists and vascular surgeons specialize in chest pain, heart attacks and stroke, providing cutting-edge, life-saving procedures in a state-of-the-art facility. The cardiac fast-track program ensures patients get prompt attention and appropriate treatment by highly trained physicians, nurses and caregivers. By offering 24-hour cardiac care services and state-of-the-art vein treatment, patients can expect exceptional cardiac and vascular services. Various locations throughout the Northshore eliminate the need for patients to travel far to receive expert care for heart or vascular conditions.

Lakeview Regional offers a free heart health risk assessment tool that provides more information about cardiovascular issues, calculates the risk of developing cardiovascular disease, and prioritizes the most harmful risk factors. Upon completing the short assessment, a personalized, multi-paged report summarizing risk factors and recommended next steps is sent via email. To schedule an appointment with one of our board-certified cardiologist or vascular surgeon, call (985) 867-3900 or visit the Lakeview Regional website to schedule an online appointment.