Mahlon P. Poche', Jr., MD

Medical Director, Point Coupee General Hospital

Mahlon P. Poche', Jr., a Nichols State University ’86 graduate, began his industrious medical education at Tulane School of Medicine ’91 and completed his residency in family medicine at LSU Earl K. Long Hospital in ’99.  Poche held many notable positions practicing medicine.  Since 2003, he has led Pointe Coupee General Hospital’s Emergency Department as Medical Director, as well as maintains practice with Schumacher Group at West Cameron/Calcasiu General Hospital in the Emergency Department.

Poche is a member of the American Board of Family Physicians, the American Medical Association, and the Sothern Medical Association. He spends a great deal of time in community activism and volunteerism, contributing to St. Joseph Catholic Church, Christ the King Catholic Church, YMCA of Baton Rouge, Crawfish Aquatics Masters Swimming, Tulane Alumni Association, Tulane School of Medicine’s The 1834 Society, Rotary’s 1905 Society, Nichols State University Alumni Association, and Tiger Athletic Foundation.