Selected quotes and notes from Count Time Podcast with LD Azobra Interview with Dr. Jack Andonie
Good evening. Good evening. Good evening it’s 4:00 PM. Stand up it’s count time, time for every man and woman to stand up and be counted. Welcome to another edition of Count Time podcast. I am brother LD Azobra. Thank you for joining us today.
Dr. Andonie is a fellow of The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and a former Clinical Professor in the LSU School of Medicine OB/GYN Department, was the first obstetrician/gynecologist to perform a C/Section with an Epidural in Louisiana in the 1960s.
Now retired, he serves as Chairman of the Board of Chateau du Notre Dame, and Board Chair of Hotel Hope, a rehabilitation facility in New Orleans for homeless mothers and their children. He also serves on the Board of Trustees for the Spirit of Charity Foundation, formerly the Medical Center of Louisiana Foundation.
Dr. Andonie is a former Chairman of the Board to both the LSU Board of Supervisors, the LSU Health Science Center Foundation, and the National Board of Directors for the LSU Alumni Association, a role he held for nearly 25 years. Prior to fulfilling those roles, he served on the Board of Directors for LSU Health Science Center Healthcare Network and the Health Education Authority of Louisiana.
He has served on many committees and boards within the Archdiocese of New Orleans including Catholic Charities, Our Lady of Holy Cross College, St. Vincent de Paul, Pontifical Mission Society, the Catholic Foundation, Rebuild Center, Serra Club, Ozanam Inn, Closer Walk Ministries, Family Life Apostolate, WLAE, CRISTO SANA, and Chateau de Notre Dame. In the Greater New Orleans area and Baton Rouge, he has served with Goodwill Institute Hospice, United Way, and several other entities at LSU.
He founded a free clinic for women in Granada, Nicaragua, and also established the first dental clinic at Ozanam Inn. Dr. Andonie is the husband of Pricilla Andonie. Together, they have three children: Jacquelyn, Patrick, and Jon.