Dr. Carroll oversees regional programs aimed at reducing social determinants to healthcare and promotes better health outcomes through our innovative integrated healthcare network and services. She implements programs and develops policies to support collaborative efforts across our 12-parish region.
Dr. Carroll has served as the region’s Strategic Planning Coordinator, where she built regional coalitions to address and change policies in regard to underage drinking and prescription pill use. She was awarded the Regional Prevention Specialist of the Year award for her work as a licensed prevention professional. Dr. Carroll's professional experiences include substance abuse prevention (6 years), research and development management and Compliance Director for NE Delta HSA.
Dr. Avius Carroll holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Louisiana Tech University and a Master of Arts degree from Grambling State University. She received her doctorate in Public Health at Jackson State University.