Jay Latour Joins Woman’s as Laboratory Director

Jay Latour has joined Woman’s Hospital as the new laboratory director, bringing more than 20 years of experience managing labs at hospitals across Louisiana. Most recently he served as the laboratory manager for Ochsner Medical Center Baton Rouge, where he improved lab processes and patient satisfaction scores in his tenure there.

Latour graduated from LSU with a bachelor of science in medical technology before going on to receive a master’s in health services administration from the University of St. Francis in Joliet, Ill. He takes the reins from Brett Schelin, who will be retiring after more than 40 years of service at Woman’s Hospital.