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Thibodaux Regional CEO awarded honorary doctorate from Nicholls

THIBODAUX – Thibodaux Regional Health System Chief Executive Officer Greg Stock received an honorary doctor of commerce from Nicholls State University during the May 15 commencement ceremony.

Dr. Jay Clune, Nicholls State University president, recognized Stock for his leadership and growth of the health system and Stock’s dedication to the health and well-being of citizens of the Bayou Region. Thibodaux Regional is the official sports medicine provider for Nicholls Athletics and a longtime partner and supporter of the university and its programs.

“It is a great privilege to receive this award and I am most grateful to Nicholls State University for the recognition,” said Stock as he expressed appreciation for Thibodaux Regional staff, physicians and Board, Nicholls State University, and the community for their support enabling the health system’s growth. “As a supporter of the university since moving to Thibodaux over 30 years ago, I am honored to now be considered an honorary alumnus of Nicholls State University.”

Stock received a bachelor of arts and a master’ degree in health care administration from Brigham Young University in 1980 and has over 40 years of extensive experience in health care administration. Serving as CEO of Thibodaux Regional Health System since 1990, the health system has experienced significant growth – over 100 physicians have joined the active medical staff; payroll has grown from $9 million to $110 million; buildings and facilities expansion of more than $432 million; and the health system’s annual budget has grown from $28 million to over $1 billion dollars. Under Stock’s visionary leadership Thibodaux Regional is nationally recognized as one of the top hospitals in the country and is known as an innovative leader in healthcare.

The Health System, which serves eight Southeast Louisiana parishes, is a leader in providing highly specialized services that include heart surgery, medical and radiation oncology, neurology, neurosurgery, orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, plastic and reconstructive surgery, general, laparoscopic, and bariatric surgery, pulmonology, rheumatology, women’s services, sleep disorders, behavioral health, inpatient and outpatient physical rehabilitation, and wellness services. For more information, visit www.thibodaux.com.