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Who We Are

  The MISSION of the Louisiana Rural Health Association is to provide a unified voice that promotes and enhances the quality of rural health in Louisiana.

The Louisiana Rural Health Association VISION is to work to ensure that all Louisiana residents have

access to high quality healthcare and the opportunity to live a healthy life.

The Louisiana Rural Health Association is proud to partner with Well-Ahead Louisiana to host the annual Rural Health Workshop on June 13-15, 2023 at the Golden Nugget in Lake Charles, Louisiana! 

Registration is now open—space is limited, so register today!

LRHA Board of Directors

Board President

Karen Wyble, Lafayette General Health

Past President

Peggy Gautreau, Total Family Medical

President Elect: 

Randy McKinney, Louisiana Primary Care Association


William Brent III, SWLA Center for Health Services 

Secretary :

Sandy Morein, Iberia Medical Center

Board Members:

Alecia Cyprian, Southeast Community Health Systems

Brian Jakes, III, Southeast Louisiana Area Health Education Center

Dianne Davidson, Union General Hospital

Donna Felder,  Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group

Eric Haik, HMG Law

Kevin Bridwell, Louisiana Hospital Association

Michael Blake Kramer, Franklin Medical Center

Nicole Peace Coarsey, Louisiana Department of Health

Roderick Campbell, Iberia Comprehensive Community Health Center

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About the Association

Our Values

  • Integrity: We value transparency, build trust, and represent the interest of our collective membership.
  • Connection: We believe communication and relationships are critical for supporting our members.
  • Unity: We know that we can collectively impact lives of rural Louisianans through collaboration, representation, and advocacy.
  • Culture: We embody diversity, equity, and inclusion as we serve all in Rural Louisiana and leverage cultural assets as Healthcare Provider and community champions.
  • Action: We demonstrate our role as a rural health leader by serving with compassion, and embracing innovation in addressing the unique challenges of Rural Louisiana.


Denae Hebert, Executive Director 



133 Highway 402 / P.O. Box 387 

Napoleonville, LA 70390 


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