Janet Ricks, DO, is Associate Professor Family Medicine at University of Mississippi Medical Center. She came to the university in 2007 after several years in private practice in Meridian, Mississippi. She serves as the president for both the Louisiana and Mississippi Osteopathic Medical Associations. Ricks earned her medical degree from the University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kansas City, Missouri.
Eleanor A. Lisbon, MD, MPH, is Board Certified in Family Medicine and is currently a Senior Director at Quintiles. Her area of expertise is first-in-human investigational products and high-risk biologics. She has been a Principal Investigator on more than 80 Phase 1 trials; including the recently approved drugs Anthim and Tagrisso. Prior to Quintiles, Dr. Lisbon was an Associate Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Kansas Medical Center (KUMC). At KUMC, she completed a K30 faculty development program that culminated in a Master’s In Public Health degree. Dr.
Connie Hale, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, is a family nurse practitioner, associate professor, and Director of Graduate Studies and Research in Nursing at Northwestern State University of Louisiana. She received her MSN from Northwestern State University in 1993 and Doctor of Nursing Practice from The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, 2010. Her practice background is in cardiology and diabetes. In addition to teaching graduate nurses, she provides primary care one day a week and runs a nurse-led cardiology clinic for an underserved population one day per month.
James Campbell, MD, is Associate Professor and Program Director of the Family Medicine Residency Program at Ochsner Medical Center – Kenner and he serves as the Vice-Chair of the Department of Family Medicine. Campbell serves as the American Academy of Family Practice on its Commission on Education, as well as Alternate Delegate to the AAFP Congress of Delegates. He is board-certified by the ABFM and has a special interest in Obstetrics.