The Spirit of Charity Foundation 

Staff

Peter DeBlieux, MD Executive Director
Peter DeBlieux, MD
UMCNO Chief Experience Officer SOCF Exec Dir - Volunteer
Frank Incaprera, MD President
Frank Incaprera, MD
President - Volunteer
Damon Dietrich, MD Secretary/Treasurer
Damon Dietrich, MD
Secretary/Treasurer - Volunteer
Dean Howard Director of Philanthropy
Dean Howard
Director of Philanthropy
Stacy Gerhold-Marvin Foundation Coordinator/Accountant
Stacy Gerhold-Marvin
Coordinator / Accountant &
Stop the Bleed Program Coordinator

Defining Quality

  • Joint Commission National Quality Approval Award
    The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care.
  • American College of Surgeons: Verified Trauma Center
    The Norman E. McSwain, Jr, MD, Spirit of Charity Trauma Center only verified Level 1 Trauma Center in South Louisiana.
  • City Business - Best Places to Work
    The Comprehensive Pulmonary Hypertension Center (CPHC) at UMC New Orleans was awarded top-tier accreditation from the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA).
  • PHA Center of Comprehensive Care Award
    UMC New Orleans is an Advanced Primary Stroke Center with a full stroke team on call 24/7 to immediately care for patients with stroke symptoms.
  • American Heart Association and American Stroke Association Primary Stroke Center
  • Commission on Cancer Accedited Program logo
    The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association award recognizes the hospital’s commitment and success ensuring that stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence.
  • Commission on Cancer Accedited Program logo
    UMC has been designated an Antimicrobial Stewardship Center of Excellence by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (ISDA).