John R. Nickens IV

Profile photo of John Nickens, Board Member of Audubon Nature Institute.

Board Member, Audubon Nature Institute Board

John R. Nickens IV is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Children’s Hospital New Orleans and LCMC Health Maternal and Child Health Services. He originally came to New Orleans in September 2017 as President and CEO of Children’s Hospital. John began his career at Texas Children’s Hospital in 1990 with management positions in revenue cycle and clinical operations. He went on to hold various administrative positions at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston and then returned to Texas Children’s where he has most recently held the position of Executive Vice President, overseeing system-wide clinical business analytics, Pediatric subspecialty medical service lines, and inpatient and outpatient operations.