Miranda Bartholomew, LMSW


Miranda Bartholomew serves as a clinical social worker at MCAM’s new location in Slidell, Louisiana – the Louisiana Center for Advanced Medicine. Miranda graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Journalism from Dillard University in New Orleans, Louisiana, a Master of Social Work from Tulane University and has also completed a fellowship in infant mental health from Louisiana State University Health in New Orleans. Miranda is a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) and has spent the last 16 years serving as a pediatric social worker at Tulane Medical Center. She has extensive experience in supporting children and their families who are coping with chronic illness and other medical problems. Miranda’s kind spirit and gentle disposition put children and their families at ease even during the most difficult of circumstances. In her spare time, Miranda likes writing, gardening and international cuisine.

LeAnne Howard, LCSW


LeAnne is Director of Care Coordination at the Mississippi Center for Advanced Medicine and works to provide resources for patients regarding insurance, college and career planning, coordinating educational services, providing drug assistance, and most importantly supporting patients with rheumatologic and hematologic disorders. LeAnne received her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Mississippi State University and her Master of Social Work (MSW) from the University of Southern Mississippi. Ms. Howard has over 25 years of experience as a social worker and 15 years of experience in a pediatric clinic setting assisting children and their families who have chronic conditions. LeAnne is an avid Mississippi State football fan, is active in her church, and enjoys spending time with her son, Bailey who attends Mississippi State.

Kristin Meeks, LMSW

Kristin Meeks

Kristin Meeks serves as a Social Worker at Mississippi Center for Advanced Medicine’s Old Canton Road campus. In this role, Kristin works with patient families to coordinate patient care, provide educational information in conjunction with direct care providers and in connecting them to resources. Ms. Meeks holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Social Work from Mississippi College and a Master’s of Science in Social Work from the University of Tennessee. Kristin is a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) and her prior work experience includes working with hospital inpatients regarding discharging planning, resource coordination and post-hospital care plans. She is excited to bring her extensive experience to MCAM and to work with a diverse patient population at MCAM. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends and her dachshund, Cooper.