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Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System


Executive Leadership

Jimmy Murphy Associate DirectorJimmy Murphy
Acting Director

Jimmy A. Murphy was appointed Associate Director of the Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System in March of 2008 after serving as Chief Financial Officer since September of 2006. Mr. Murphy joined the Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System in June of 1990 as an Administrative Resident and since that time has served in increasingly complex leadership roles.

As Associate Director, Mr. Murphy is responsible for Health Care System Operations and has direct responsibility for Police & Security Service, Facilities Management Service, Safety Management Service, Business Office, Financial Operations, Human Resources, and Logistic Service. Prior to joining the Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care Center, Mr. Murphy earned his MSHA (Master of Science in Health Administration) and MBA (Master of Business Administration) from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Stephanie Repasky Assistant DirectorStephanie Repasky
Associate Director

Dr. Stephanie Repasky was appointed Assistant Director at the Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System in September 2009, where she will be primarily responsible for the full activation of an approximately 1.7M square feet, 200-bed replacement medical center. Dr. Repasky began her career at the New Orleans VA in 1999 as a pre-doctoral psychology intern, followed by a postdoctoral residency specializing in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. In 2001, she was hired by the New Orleans VAMC as a clinical psychologist.  Since Hurricane Katrina in 2005, Dr. Repasky has assisted in the recovery of the health care system in several positions including Customer Service Coordinator, OEF/OIF Program Manager, and Administrative Assistant to the Director.

She is a member of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, American College of Healthcare Executives, and serves on the New Orleans Mayor’s Military Advisory Committee. Dr. Repasky recently graduated from the VA Executive Career Field (ECF) Development Program.

Dr. Repasky earned her bachelor degree in psychology from the University of Scranton in 1995. She received her doctoral degree in clinical psychology in 2000 from Central Michigan University.

Brinda Williams-Morgan Associate Director for Patient/ Nursing Care ServicesBrinda Williams-Morgan
Associate Director for Patient/ Nursing Care Services

Brinda Williams-Morgan was appointed as Associated Director Patient/Nursing Care Services of the Southeast Louisiana Health Care System effective February 2007.

Ms Williams-Morgan joined the Department of Veterans Affairs in 1979 as a Staff Nurse at the New Orleans, VA. In 1983, she assumed the role of Nursing Instructor in the Office of the Associate Chief, Nursing Service, Education. In 1990, she was mobilized to active duty (Desert Shield-Desert Storm) and served as a staff Nurse at Bayne-Jones Army Community Hospital in the Intensive Care Unit.

In 1991, Ms Williams-Morgan assumed the role of Head Nurse, MICU at the VA New Orleans and in 1998 was appointed Coordinator, Specialty Care, Medicine Service Line. In 2001, she was appointed Associated Director, Clinical Affairs, Medicine Service Line. She served in this position until she was mobilized to Active Military Duty in August 2004.

Ms Williams-Morgan is commissioned as a Colonel in the Army Nurse Corp and served as Chief, Case Management at Fort Polk, Louisiana for the past 2 1/2 years. Upon her release from mobilization, she returned to the Veteran Health Care System in February 2007. Colonel Williams-Morgan currently serves as Chief Nurse of the 4010th USA Reserve Hospital in Hammond, Louisiana.

She served as Chair of the VA New Orleans Nurse Professional Board from 1998 – 2004, Chi Eta Phi Nursing Sorority (1976), and New Orleans Nurse Executive Group (2004). She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Sorority, American Association of Critical Care Nursing and continues to serve as a member of the 4010th United States Army Reserve Hospital.

Ms Williams-Morgan has a BS in Nursing from Dillard University in New Orleans, Louisiana, a Masters in Nursing from Louisiana State University Medical Center in New Orleans, and a Certificate in Gerontology from the University of New Orleans in New Orleans, Louisiana. She has successfully completed the US Army Command General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas in 2003.