New Orleans, LAbizjournals
Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare announced that Thomas Harris, Jr., FACHE, has been named executive vice president and chief operating officer. Harris comes to Gillette Children’s from Ochsner Health in Louisiana, where he served as vice president of pediatrics. His prior experience included leadership roles at Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles and Kaiser Permanente. Harris holds a Master of Health Administration degree from Tulane University and an undergraduate degree in biology from Dillard University, both located in New Orleans. In addition to serving on boards of several nonprofit organizations, he was an instructor of health management courses at the University of Southern California. Harris is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives. “I am both excited and honored to join a renowned organization with such an admirable mission in children’s healthcare,” Harris said.