Christy Ross has over 18 years in both the clinical healthcare and public health sectors. She has held key leadership positions with local institutions including the Medical Center of Louisiana at New Orleans (Charity Hospital), Tulane HCA Hospital, Louisiana Public Health Institute and Metropolitan Human Services District. Mrs. Ross has also served as an adjunct instructor at Dillard University in the School of Public Health. She most recently served as Senior Vice President, Grants, with Baptist Community Ministries, a health conversion foundation serving the Greater New Orleans region.
Mrs. Ross is a 2018 Terrance Keenan Institute (Grantmakers in Health) Fellow and a 2017 graduate of the New Orleans Regional Leadership Institute. She sits on the board of Volunteers of America Southeast Louisiana and the community advisory board of LSU Health Sciences Center School of Public Health.
She received a Master's Degree in Health Administration from Tulane University and a Bachelor of Science degree from Xavier University of Louisiana.
Mrs. Ross is married to Cardell Ross, Jr. They have two sons, Trey and Christopher.