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10-A Thur., Sept. 24.. 1981 SHREVEPORT-BOSSIER The Times Local orthopedist appointed medical director for health units The Caddo and Bossier public health units are no longer without a medical director. Dr. Bennett H. Young, a local orthopedic; surgeon, is serving both in that capacity. As a regional medical director in the state pub-lic health system, he sim-ilarly serves eight other Northwest Louisiana health units. His area of responsibility encom-passes Bienville, Bossier, Caddo, Claiborne, De- Soto, Red River, Sabine, Lincoln, Natchitoches and Webster parishes. Young serves all units in these parishes both as unit and regional medical director. He is head-quartered in the state of-fice building at 1525 Fairfield Ave. here. D-. Sarah Braud of the state's Office of Health Services and Environ-mental Quality appointed him as regional medical director last June. The appointment filled longtime vacancies in the position in both the Cad-do- Shreveport Health Unit and the Bossier Par-ish Health Unit. Both had been without a medical director since 1978, the year Caddo's Dr. Patti Van Hook resigned and Bossier's Dr. C.L. Landry died. Young has practiced medicine in Shreveport and Bossier City since 1945. He was in general practice in Bossier City for seven years and was the chief surgeon at Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children for 10 years (1958 through 1967). He is a clinical pro-fessor of orthopedics at LSU Medical Center in Shreveport. Young received his medical degree from Tulane University in 1944 and did his internship at Highland here and his residency at Tulane, the former Confederate Me-morial and Shriners Hos-pital. He is a native of Opelousas and a veteran of World War II and the Korean War.
|Title||Local Orthopedist Appointed Medical Director for Health Units|
Young, Bennett H.
Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals, Office of Public Health
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