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Betty Muller, M.D.
Child Psychiatrist and Lafourche Parish School System consultant, Tulane School of Medicine

Betty Muller, M.D., is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Tulane University School of Medicine. She has been a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist since 1984 and is Board Certified in Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

Dr. Muller received her undergraduate degree from Louisiana State University and graduated from Tulane University School of Medicine in 1978. She traveled to Tennessee to complete her psychiatry training at Vanderbilt Medical Center and then went to Denver to complete her Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Training. Dr. Muller returned to Tulane University Medical Center to join the psychiatry faculty in 1984.

Since 1984, Dr.Muller has been a Child and Adolescent psychiatric consultant in a wide variety of settings which include: schools in Orleans and Lafourche Parishes, mental health centers , Child and Adolescent Psychiatric inpatient units, school based health clinics, LA State residential facilities for the developmentally delayed and disabled, and intensive outpatient treatment and support programs for people with developmental disabilities. From 1985-2004, Dr. Muller was the Training Director for the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Training Program at Tulane.

Dr. Muller lives in New Orleans with her husband and 2 sons. She is an active member of her community and neighborhood.

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08/16 - Louisiana Post-Katrina: A Decade of Difference (encore)

What difference has a decade made?

Due to severe flooding in Baton Rouge and the surrounding communities, the recording of “Black & The Blue,” which was to be the August episode of Louisiana Public Square, was cancelled. Instead we will be broadcasting an encore presentation of “Louisiana Post-Katrina: A Decade of Difference.” More information, including broadcast dates and times, is below.

“Louisiana Post-Katrina: A Decade of Difference”
Eleven years ago, Hurricane Katrina swept through Southeast Louisiana, triggering what would become the nation’s costliest disaster. Less than a month later, Hurricane Rita inundated Southwest Louisiana forever altering the landscape. The storms uprooted residents, while the rest of Louisiana and its neighboring states welcomed them with open arms.
What affect did the storms have on economic development along the I-10 corridor? Just over a decade later, how have public services changed? How prepared is Louisiana to handle hurricane evacuees? And how did the hurricanes change the demographics of the state?
This month Louisiana Public Square takes a look at where the state is now on an encore presentation of “Louisiana Post-Katrina: A Decade of Difference” airing Wednesday, August 17 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, August 21 at 11 a.m. on LPB HD.

The panelists are:
· Andy Kopplin, Office of New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu
· Paul Rainwater, Rainwater Consulting, LLC
· Stephanie Riegel, Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
· Nihal Shrinath, The Data Center

The program includes interviews with Jason El Koubi, One Acadiana; Chris Guilbeaux, Governor’s Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP); Kathy Kliebert, Secretary of the Department of Health and Hospitals; Allison Plyer, Executive Director of the Data Center; John White, State Superintendent of Education; and Christopher Bohnstengel and “Byrdie” Lane, owners of Byrdie’s Gallery and Café in New Orleans.

LPB CEO, Beth Courtney, and Kim Hunter Reed,Ph.D., who served in the Blanco administration during Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, moderate the discussion.
“Louisiana Post-Katrina: A Decade of Difference” will also air in New Orleans, on WLAE. It can also be heard on public radio stations WRKF in Baton Rouge; Red River Radio in Shreveport and Monroe; and WWNO in New Orleans. Check their station websites for schedule.

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