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Dr. John Haynes Profile (1994)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Vivian, Caddo Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1994-07-08

Duration: 00:08:21

Subjects: Rural health services | Health Care | PHYSICIANS


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Chapa, Arcie Reporter
  • Haynes, John Interviewee
  • Desbian, Lisa Interviewee
  • Ancker, Robert Interviewee
  • Heard, Dean Interviewee


This segment from the July 8, 1994, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Arcie Chapa’s profile of Dr. John Haynes, a family physician in Vivian, Louisiana, who was recently named the Best Country Doctor in America. Chapa reports that Dr. Haynes also serves as the director of the Rural Family Practice Fellowship Program. She interviews: Dr. John Haynes; Dr. Lisa Desbian, medical student; Dr. Robert Ancker, Rural Family Practice fellow; and Dr. Dean Heard, Rural Family Practice fellow. Host: Robert Collins