The business and civic leaders joined the New Orleans East community March 3 at a reception hosted by Liberty Bank to officially meet and greet Dr. Takeisha Davis, the new chief executive officer (CEO) of the New Orleans East Hospital (NOEH).
Dr. Davis is a New Orleans native who earned a doctorate of medicine from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and a master’s in public health from Harvard University, has extensive experience in clinical care, community engagement and healthcare systems management. Dr. Davis, who joined NOEH as its CEO in January 2016, spent the last ten years at the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) where she currently serves as the director of the Center for Community and Preventive Health, medical director and assistant state health officer for the Office of Public Health (OPH).
Dr. Davis was born and raised in New Orleans. The daughter of two public servants, she graduated from Eleanor McMain Secondary School and Xavier University of Louisiana.