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TIMES, MON., DEC. 11, 1972 Dr. Charles W. Armistead Local Doctor Is Named to New Board Dr. Charles W. Armistead, Shreveport psychiatrist and neu-rologist, is the only North Louisiana man named by Gov. Edwin W. Edwards to the 15-member Louisiana Depart-ment of Health, Social and Rehabilitation Services, The Times has learned. Also, Tony A. Pernici, of Shreveport, former vice chair man of the Confederate Memo-rial Medical Center board of directors, has been named chairman of the Louisiana Hos-pital Planning Advisory Council. The council is required by the federal government to advise the Health, Social and Rehabili-tation Services Department of the needs of state hospitals. Thp upcoming duties of the Advisory Council include looking at the renovation of Confederate. Pernici was selected to the post because of his eight years of experience on the Confeder-ate board. Ainounceiment of the appoint-ments will be made today at 1:30 p.m. Dr. Charles Mary, director nf Charity Hospital of New Or-leans, has been named commis-sioner of the department, set up by the 1972 legislature. It will consolidate 59 existing agencies The members of the board will serve without compensation Related Photo on Page 7-A or per diem, but will be reimbursed for expenses actual ly incurred in the performance of duties assigned to them by the commissioner of the board. Armistead — one of the few local doctors who supported Edwards for governor — is one of five medical doctors the governor is required to appoint to the body. Armistead, who is also an attorney, holds the B.S. degree from Centenary College and a medical degree from Louisiana State University Medical School in New Orleans. He is certified! by the American Board of Psychiatry. He is a member on the Louisiana and American bar associations, "and have parti-cipated in a few cases as a lawyer." Armistead said he is "very happy" to be on the board, because he feels he has had a lot of e x p e r i e n c e in health related fields through his medical practice. He agrees with the philosophv of the new department, and thinks it can streamline opera-tion of and consolidate agencies and stop duplication of services.
|Title||Local Doctor is Named to New Board|
Armistead, Charles W.
Pernici, Tony A.
Confederate Memorial Medical Center Board of Directors (Shreveport, La.)
Louisiana Health, Social and Rehabilitation Services Administration Board
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