Lisa M. Peacock. MD has been appointed as permanent Department Head of Obstetrics and Gynecology at LSUHSC School of Medicine – New Orleans following a national search. Dr. Peacock has served as Interim Department Head since late 2014.
Dr. Peacock, a native of Baton Rouge, is a graduate of Birmingham-Southern College and University of South Alabama College of Medicine in Mobile. She undertook her general and subspecialty training at Emory University, completing a fellowship in Advanced Pelvic Surgery in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She served in a variety of roles within the Emory Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology over the years, ultimately leaving Atlanta and her Emory roots in 2012. Her experiences in graduate medical education and clinical care delivery have been invaluable to LSU and it clinical partners during the public-private partnership transition for the state public hospital system.