Dr. Jherie Ducombs, MD, FACC, was elected to the American Heart Association Southeast Board of Directors.
Dr. Ducombs will serve on the board during the association’s 2020-2021 fiscal year. The American Heart Association is the world’s leading voluntary organization dedicated to building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. The American Heart Association Southeast region services Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Puerto Rico.
Dr. Ducombs is a Cardiologist at North Oaks Health System in Hammond, Louisiana, where she serves as assistant chief medical officer and chairman of the Network Operations Council for its multi-specialty physician group. During the upcoming year, Dr. Ducombs will continue to play an instrumental role in guiding efforts to reduce the incidences of heart disease and stroke, the No. 1 and No. 5 leading killers, respectively, of American men and women.