Ochsner LSU Health has named Africa Price the Director of Government Relations. In that role, Price will serve as the liaison between the Ochsner LSU Health System of North Louisiana and policymakers across the state.
Previously, she served in the Office of the Mayor for the City of Shreveport under two administrations. Her most recent role was Chief of Staff and Director of Governmental Affairs. She also served as Director of Communications and Public Relations.
Price brings over 20 years of experience to Ochsner LSU Health, including extensive experience as an award-winning journalist. Price’s community and volunteer positions include several board positions, visiting faculty and adjunct instructor roles, and site visits with the national Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. She is a graduate of Leadership Shreveport with the Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce and holds an M.S. degree from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind. and a B.S. degree from Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, Fla.