Dr. Aguillard Suffers Heart Attack

March 27th, 2011

Pineville, LA. … This morning Dr. Joe Aguillard, President of Louisiana College, was taken to Rapides Regional Hospital with chest pains. Doctors have confirmed that he did have a heart attack.

 The latest update from Dr. Aguillard’s family concerning his condition is that he suffered minimal damage to his heart from the heart attack itself. Doctors have diagnosed him with Coronary Artery Disease and he will undergo by-pass surgery in about one week.

Currently he is resting comfortably and is in no pain. Dr. Aguillard is not settled in a room yet, and doctors are not allowing visitors at this time.

The Office of College of Communications will issue official updates regarding Dr. Aguillard’s health and his condition as it becomes available.  Please direct all questions to Amy Robertson, Director of College Communications at LC (318) 487-7194 or (318) 542-8688 or arobertson@lacollege.edu