Gary Manuel is shown in this image. He has been named President of the Rapides Regional Medical Center Medical Staff.edical Staff at Rapides

The Medical Staff at Rapides Regional Medical Center has announced its executive committee for 2024-2025.

Gary Manuel, M.D., will serve as President with Joan Brunson, M.D., serving as President-Elect. T. Mack Granger, M.D., is the immediate past Chief of Staff. Serving as members-at-large are Michael Miguez, M.D., Samantha Zeringue, M.D., and Vanda Davidson, M.D.

Other members of the executive committee for 2024 are:

Anesthesia: Christopher Franco, D.O.

Cardiology: Kanna Posina, M.D.

Credentials: Lance Templeton, M.D.

Emergency Medicine: Kevin Jarrell, D.O.

Family Practice: Micah Pippin, M.D.

Hospitalist Medicine: Benjamin Newsome, M.D.

Medicine: Rajat Gulati, M.D.

OB-GYN: Joel Hall, M.D.

Pathology: Bruce Herrington, M.D.

Pediatrics: Kai Wicker-Brown, M.D.

Radiology: Stuart Head, M.D.

Surgery: Christian Wold, M.D.

Ex-Officio: Vernon Jones II, Sara Kelly, D.O., Barbara Griffin, R.N., and Justin Shiver.