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Frederick P. Cerise, MD, MPH

Parkland Health & Hospital System
President and Chief Executive Officer
Frederick P. Cerise, MD, MPH, was named President and Chief Executive Officer of Parkland
Health & Hospital System in March 2014.

Prior to joining Parkland, Dr. Cerise served as Vice President for Health Affairs and Medical
Education of the Louisiana State University System. From 2004 to 2007, Dr. Cerise was
Secretary of the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals. He began his career at the Earl
K. Long Medical Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana between 1991 and 2004 as an LSU Clinical
Faculty member in Internal Medicine.

Dr. Cerise holds a Bachelor of Science degree from University of Notre Dame and earned his
Medical Degree at Louisiana State University in New Orleans. He completed a residency in
Internal Medicine at the University of Alabama in Birmingham. In 2011, he earned a Master of
Public Health degree from Harvard University School of Public Health. From 2010 to 2016 he
served on the Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured and currently serves on the
Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission.