Child Death Review Panel

Name Child Death Review Panel
Contact Person Kristen Sanderson - Injury Prevention Manager
Mailing Address 1450 Poydras Street
New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone Number 504-256-0005
Fax Number --
Board Email
Website --
Legal Authority R.S. 40:2019
Year Created 1992
Organizational Placement Louisiana Department of Health
Purpose/Function The panel is charged with establishing and maintaining a process to review all unexpected deaths in children less than fifteen yers of age; developing a standardized child death investigation protocol; establishing criteria for information that must be included in a death investigaion reports; describing unexpected child deaths; and disseminating the findings of the panel to agencies and groups that can use this information to prevent future deaths.
Number of Entity Members: Number Authorized: 28
Number Currently Serving: 23
Number of Entity Meetings: Actual number in prior year: 4
Estimated number in current year: 4
The Entity is:
Active   Inactive   Not fully organized   Disbanded   Never fully organized
Do members receive per diem, salaries, and/or travel expense reimbursements?
Yes   No
Excluding member per diem, salaries, and travel expense reimbursements, does the entity receive or expend funds?
Yes   No
Entity Member Per Diem:
  Amount Authorized: $0      per meeting   per meeting day   per day spent on board business   None

Total entity member per diem:
  Prior year actual: $0.00
  Current year budgeted: $0.00
Entity Member Salaries:
  Prior year actual: $0.00
  Current year budgeted: $0.00
Entity Member Travel Expense Reimbursement:
  Prior year actual: $0.00
  Current year budgeted: $0.00
Number and Type of Authorized Employee Positions:
Classified: 0
Unclassified: 0
Part-time: 0
Entity Fiscal Year End:
4/30         7/31         10/31         Other (identify date)
6/30         9/30         12/31         None
Participation in State Employee Benefit Programs:
       participate in state retirement system(s) and/or state group insurance program(s)
       do not participate in state benefit programs

       participate in state retirement system(s) and/or state group insurance program(s)
       do not participate in state benefit programs
A state agency provides: (Check all that apply and identify the state agency)
Per Diem Payments          State Agency:
Travel Reimbursements    State Agency:
Other (explain)  Panel Coordination and Administrative Support  State Agency: LDH-OPH Bureau of Family Health
Is this entity a budget unit or included within a budget unit of the State of Louisiana as defined by LSA-R.S. 39:2?
   Yes    No
  If yes, identify the budget unit and the budget schedule number below:
  Budget Unit Name:
  Budget Schedule Number:
Notes --
LaTrac was developed by the Louisiana Office of Technology Services.