Greg A. Bizette
Greg A. Bizette, a native of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, completed
his undergraduate training at Louisiana State University in
1987 and earned his Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry,
after which he attended Louisiana State University Medical
Center in Shreveport and earned his Medical Doctorate in 1991.
He went on to complete training in Internal Medicine and Medical
Oncology at Ochsner Health System in New Orleans, Louisiana
from 1991 to 1996. After successful private practice opportunities
in Lafayette, Louisiana and Mobile, Alabama, Dr. Bizette returned
to Ochsner Health System in 2003 and was appointed Regional
Chairman of Hematology / Oncology on the Northshore. Dr. Bizette
has a long history of working with hospice and managing a
variety of patients’ end of life issues, having served
as a Hospice Medical Director for various institutions since
1997. He has served in that capacity for Passages Hospice
since 2012. Dr. Bizette has accumulate numerous accolades
including Ochsner Health System’s Spirit of Caring,
Northshore Physician of the Year, and Living the Mission awards,
as well as the American Cancer Society’s Community Volunteer
Award for the Mid-South Division. When not caring for patients,
Dr. Bizette is a devoted husband and father to his wife, Ann,
and his children Breanne and Grant. He and his family are
members of St. Anselm Parish in Madisonville. His interests
include college and professional football, travel baseball,
bird watching, fine dining, wine tasting, and philanthropy.
Hayes, MSN, RN
of Clinical Services, Director of Nursing
is a native of Slidell, La and has worked in hospice for over
15 years,. She earned her Masters in Nursing and taught palliative
care(Hospice) for LSU school of nursing. She has been Director
of Nursing for several hospice agencies and teaches and lectures
on nursing leadership programs throughout the state of Louisiana.
Adele is a passionate advocate for patient rights and has
extensive healthcare systems expertise. Adele serves on 3
nursing committee's and is an active board member for 2 nursing
boards. Adele volunteers her free time counseling women in
crisis. Passages Hospice is extremely proud to have Adele
Hayes Directing our care.
Walker Monistere, RN is a native of Ponchatoula Louisiana
and is active in her community. Cindy is a graduate of Our
Lady of the Lake University where she earned her nursing
degree. Cindy began her career as a telemetry nurse in 2004
and then began to pursue her life long dream of practicing
as a hospice nurse in 2006. Hospice is where Cindy has found
her calling and for the last nine years has provided care
with the utmost compassion to patients and families in their
greatest time of need.
Summer Copeland has called the Northshore home for the past
ten years. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from
LSU in Baton Rouge and brings over 15 years of experience
in the healthcare industry. She has been a part of hospital
development from launching a new specialty hospital to working
at one of the largest health systems on the Northshore. Over
her career, Summer has committed numerous hours to volunteer
and philanthropic activities that are close to her heart.
Currently she is the co-chairman for the Northshore's Walk
to End Alzheimer's and serves on the Alzheimer's Association's
Northshore Advisory council. Summer has worked in the hospice
arena since 2010 and is deeply committed to representing the
highest quality of hospice care on the Northshore and building
collaborative relationships with the communities we serve.
"Passionately working in hospice the past five years
has been truly life changing. It is such a special honor to
be allowed the privelige to care for people at such an intimate
time in their lives. Everyone needing hospice services deserves
access to quality palliative and hospice care delivered in
a holistic and compassionate manner."
Anderson, a Northshore native, has dedicated herself to the
community patient care settings for nearly 30 years. She found
her true calling and passion for hospice 5 years ago when
she was diagnosed with aggressive invasive breast cancer.
Her compassion for hospice patients and their families is
undeniable. It manifests itself in every person she meets..Shawnree
provides constant education and support to Northshore Healthcare
groups and is active in the palliative care community.