January 16, 2020

Baton Rouge General’s (BRG) Father-Daughter Dance will be held Feb. 9 from 3-5 p.m. at the Raising Cane’s River Center. Activities will include science experiments, cookie decorating, sports contests, art-making, and – of course -- dancing.

Hosted by the Baton Rouge General Foundation, this year’s event is themed “Oh, the Places You’ll Go!,” borrowing from the popular Dr. Seuss book that encourages readers to create their own path and pursue their dreams.

January 16, 2020

The public is invited to visit the National Institutes of Health’s All of Us Journey mobile exhibit, currently in Baton Rouge.
The Journey is a mobile unit traveling across the country to promote the All of Us Research Program, a historic medical research program that seeks to advance precision medicine by building a research cohort of 1 million or more U.S. participants. So far, it has visited more than 100 cities in over 40 states.

January 16, 2020

Baton Rouge General (BRG) announced five new members of its board of trustees, each elected to serve a three-year term. They include Annette Barton, Rhoman Hardy, Ryland Percy, Christopher Tyson, and Raju Vatsavai, M.D.

January 16, 2020

As colorectal cancer rates across the country continue to rise, especially in people 50-years-old and under, Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center is enhancing its ability to provide a higher standard of care for those throughout the Gulf South diagnosed with this disease. The Cancer Center has announced that it has earned a three-year accreditation from the National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer (NAPRC), a quality program of the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer.

January 16, 2020

The Baton Rouge General Foundation announced that it has completed its RISE campaign, raising $10 million for the hospital and its patients. The public campaign launched last May.

“We are very proud that not only did we meet this goal, we exceeded it,” said Erik Showalter, president of the Baton Rouge General Foundation. “Support from the RISE campaign means we can begin construction on the new Regional Burn Center, enhance our equipment and elevate the level of care provided to every patient who walks through our doors.”