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Francisco Lopez, IV

Francisco Lopez, IV, Costa Rican health facility administrator. Recipient Associated University Programs in Health Administration scholarship, 1979, National Hispanic scholarship, 1980.


  • IV, Francisco Lopez, was born on August 31, 1956 in San Jose, Costa Rica, Costa Rica. Son of Francisco III and Myriam (Bolanos) L.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Louisiana State University, 1976. Master of Health Administration, Tulane University, 1980.


    • Administrative assistant Mercy Hospital of New Orleans, 1980-1981, assistant vice president, 1981-1982, vice president, 1982-1985, executive vice president, 1985-1986, chief operating officer, since 1986. Executive vice president Mercy Health Systems, since 1995. President St. Mary's/Mercy Hospital, since 1995.

      Chief Executive Officer St. Mary's Regional Medical Center, since 2000. Board consultant St. John's Place, New Orleans, since 1986.


    Board directors Enid Beautiful. Trustee Enid Telecomms. Authority; vice president Calhoun/Palmer Neighborhood Association, New Orleans, 1984-1985.

    Board directors Holy Name of Jesus School, New Orleans, 1985, United Cerebral Palsy, New Orleans, 1986, Mount St. Mary High School, Oklahoma Catholic Health Care Association, board directors Young Men’s Christian Association, Rotary Club. Trustee Vance Development Authority, Phillips University, Young Men's Christian Association. Fellow American College Health Care Executives (Foster G. McGaw scholarship 1979).

    Member American Hospital Association, Enid Chamber of Commerce (trustee), Southern Yacht Club (New Orleans), Oakwood Country Club. Clubs: Southern Yacht (New Orleans).



    Tennis, travel, swimming.


    • Married Marie Jeanne de Lassus. Children: Matthew Chase, Kathryn Louise, Elizabeth Myriam Jane, James Austin.
    • father: Francisco III L.
    • mother: Myriam (Bolanos) L.
    • spouse: Marie Jeanne de Lassus
    • children: Matthew Chase IV
    • Kathryn Louise IV
    • Elizabeth Myriam Jane IV
    • James Austin IV
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    Born August 31, 1956
    (age 61)