Leadership

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President

Jennifer Creedon MD

Jennifer Creedon, MD, ABPN – Dr. Creedon received her undergraduate degree from University of California, San Diego and medical degree from Tulane University SOM in New Orleans. She completed her general psychiatry residency at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, Oregon, followed by child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship at Tulane. After working in private practice and community settings in New Orleans, she completed addiction psychiatry fellowship at LSU. She is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at LSUHSC-NO, and treats patients at Children’s Hospital of New Orleans and University Medical Center. She has special clinical interest in transgender and gender non-conforming youth, and works as part of the Gender Health team at CHNOLA. Additionally, she provides psychiatric care for adolescent survivors of sex trafficking through a group home in Baton Rouge. She is a member of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) and American Association of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) and has presented nationally on physician and trainee well-being and mental health. Her personal interests include participating in several dancing crews during Mardi Gras, never missing a Jazz Fest, and taking care of her animals.

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President elect

Hanna Scott MD

Hannah Scott, MD, ABPN- Dr. Scott was born, raised, and educated on the bayou, Louisiana through and through! She received her undergraduate degree from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. She went on to receive her medical degree from LSU Health Shreveport and stayed in Shreveport for General Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and Forensic training. She completed her training in December of 2019. She moved back to the Deep South to LSU Health New Orleans and kick-started her professional career the month the pandemic began, March of 2020. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at LSUHSC-NO. She divides her time between the Child & Adolescent and Forensic departments. She treats all ages but has a special interest in working with adolescents. She sees patients in the outpatient setting at Children’s Hospital of New Orleans and adolescents in a long-term hospital at Acadian Treatment Center in Opelousas. She is a member of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP). She is also a member of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law (AAPL) where she serves on the CAP Committee. She has an interest in how psychiatry and art intertwine and runs a yearly workshop with the CAP fellows at the local art museum. In her free time, she likes to spend time with her husband and 3 rambunctious daughters, paint, and catch a good festival or two on the weekend.

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Treasurer

Charles Coleman MD

Dr. Chuck Coleman is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the LSU Health Science Center in New Orleans. He is a Distinguished Fellow with the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and the American Psychiatric Association. He serves on the Governor’s Children’s Cabinet Advisory Board, the Louisiana State Medicaid Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, the LSU Multicultural and Diversity Committee, and the LSU Institutional Review Board. His interests and areas of expertise are developmental disabilities, social and family psychiatry, and the influence of socio-economic and cultural issues on the practice of child psychiatry. Dr. Coleman also has a Masters in Theological Studies and is very interested in ethical, spiritual, and religious issues.