Ayame Dinkler

Ayame Dinkler

Chief Administrative Officer

Ayame Dinkler, Chief of Staff

Ayame Dinkler is the Chief Administrative Officer for LCMC Health. In this role, she leads all efforts related to government affairs, has operational oversight over one of the system’s facilities, and manages the organization’s innovation portfolio. She joined LCMC Health in 2015 after spending more than a decade in public service.

Ayame previously served in a Chief of Staff capacity at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in Washington, DC for two operating divisions, and also served in various leadership roles for the City of New Orleans Health Department.

National healthcare publication Becker’s Hospital Review recognized Ayame as one of its Rising Stars for 2018. In 2019, New Orleans CityBusiness honored her with a Healthcare Hero award. She serves on the Board of Youth Force NOLA, the New Orleans Building Corporation, Greater New Orleans Inc.’s NextGen Council, and is active with several community organizations focused on women’s issues and youth development.