Tri-parish Newsmakers

Mr. Alton Dorsey
December 2, 2009
Margarette Jones
December 4, 2009
Mr. Alton Dorsey
December 2, 2009
Margarette Jones
December 4, 2009

Dillard’s hosting VIP night at Southland Mall

Dillard’s Southland Mall store in Houma is hosting a VIP night Sunday, Dec. 6.

Shoppers will be greeted with refreshments, free gift wrapping, a live band and prizes, according to Courtinee’ Capers, the store’s cosmetic and fragrance manager. “And that’s all while enjoying an exclusive shopping experience.”

Shoppers can book at reservation at (985) 873-6100.

Dr. Mouledoux Jr. joined TGMC’s ER

Andre Mouledoux Jr., M.D., is TGMC’s newest emergency department staff member.

He earned his bachelor’s degree, magna cum laude, from The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., and his doctor of medicine degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. His emergency medicine residency training was performed at the University of Maryland in Baltimore, Md.

Mouledoux is a member of the American College of Emergency Physicians, American Academy of Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine Residents Association and Society for Academic Emergency Medicine.

In addition to participating in two publication and lectures, Mouledoux has served as an assistant instructor and instructor in workshops and labs at University of Maryland.

Lapeyre earns RHU title

Houma’s Christian D. Lapeyre has achieved the professional designation of registered health underwriter (RHU).

Lapeyre is employed at Alford, Staples, Lapeyre and Robichaux, an insurance-employee benefit services firm.

To earn the RHU designation, he successfully completed course work and a series of exams through the American College. To retain the designation, Lapeyre must continue to meet the continuing education requirements and uphold the code of ethics and professional responsibilities developed by the American College.

Lapeyre specializes in group insurance and employee benefit services and administration. He has 13 years’ experience in the industry.

Lapeyre is also a member of the National Association of Health Underwriters and Louisiana Association of Health Underwriters.

Bellow named TGMC Daisy Award recipient

Roberta Bellow, RN, CCRN, a nurse in Terrebonne General Medical Center’s Critical Care Unit, was honored in September for her feats. She was presented the Daisy Award for Extraordinary Nurses.

The award is part of the Daisy Foundation’s program to recognize the “super-human” efforts nurses perform daily. Founded by Mark Barnes and his family in 1999, the foundation’s goal is to help fight diseases of the immune system.

“I am delighted and honored to receive this Daisy Award for exemplifying such intrinsic attributes of the nursing profession,” Bellow said. “I was just performing my duty to my patient under dire circumstances.”

Bellow is also an ACLS instructor for the hospital.