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James Blankenship
Vice President of Rural Health Services

James Blankenship, RN, BLA, BSN, MHA, MBA

Vice President for Rural Health

James is from Shreveport, Louisiana and graduated from Woodlawn High School.  He attended Northwestern State University in Natchitoches before transferring to Louisiana State University in Shreveport where he graduated with a Bachelor of Liberal Arts degree.  He then attended Northwestern State University in Shreveport and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. James worked for 20 years as a Registered Nurse, mostly in Emergency and Critical Care Departments.  He then attended LSUS where he recieved a Master's degree in Healthcare Administration, and later received a Master’s degree in Business Administration.  James has been a resident of Stonewall, Louisiana since 2014 and attends Salem Baptist Church with his wife of 20 years and their two children. 

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