LSBME Welcomes New Executive Director

Effective February 15, 2016, the LSBME welcomed Eric  D. Torres to his new position as Executive Director.  Mr. Torres, an attorney by training, comes to us from the DHH Office of Public Health, where he was Business Operations Director for the Health Promotion Unit.  Board Chairman J. Michael Burdine, MD, spoke for all of the Board members when he announced, “We are delighted to welcome Mr. Torres to his new post.  His background as an attorney, along with his knowledge and experience of health care issues and the financial operations of the Department of Health and Hospitals make him extremely well qualified for this position. We are confident he will do an outstanding job in leading this agency in the future.”