H Leighton Steward Biography
Leighton Steward has a Master of Science degree in geology from Southern Methodist
University in Dallas, Texas, and was CEO of a Fortune 500 energy company. As an
environmental activist, he has written a booklet about the deterioration of the lower
Mississippi River wetland system. There are more than 60,000 of these booklets in
circulation worldwide, utilized by both educational and governmental institutions. His own
success, and noting the success of his friends and colleagues, on this plan motivated him
to co-author SUGAR BUSTERS!.
Morrison C. Bethea is a graduate of Davidson College and Tulane University School of
Medicine. He completed his postgraduate training in thoracic and cardiac surgery at
Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in New York. Currently, he practices thoracic,
cardiac, and vascular surgery in New Orleans. He is the medical consultant to
Freeport-McMoRan, Inc. for its worldwide operations and sits on the Board of Taylor Energy
and Tenet's Memorial Medical Center in New Orleans. Dr. Bethea has authored many
publications in the field of cardiovascular disease.
Samuel S. Andrews is a graduate of McNeese State College and Louisiana State University
School of Medicine. His post graduate study was at Charity Hospital in New Orleans. He was
awarded an Endocrinology Fellowship at LSU Medical Center, Section of Metabolism and
Endocrinology, New Orleans. He currently practices internal medicine with the Audubon
Internal Medicine Group. Dr. Andrews has authored many publications and participated in
several drug studies in the field of endocrinology.
Luis A. Balart is a graduate of Louisiana State University Medical School. He completed
training in gastroenterology at Ochsner Clinic in New Orleans and in hepatology at the
University of Southern California in Los Angeles. Dr. Balart practices gastroenterology
and hepatology at Tenet's Memorial Medical Center in New Orleans and is Clinical Associate
Professor of Medicine at Louisiana State University. He is currently involved in several
clinical trials in the treatment of chronic viral hepatitis and is Medical Director of the
LSU Liver Transplant Program
This biography was last updated on 03/30/2009.
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