Joseph Halphen is a life long resident of The City of Central Louisiana. He has four children attending Central Private School. Upon completion of a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biological Sciences Joseph attended Louisiana State University Health Science Center in Shreveport, where he received his degree as a Physician Assistant. He completed his preceptorship in orthopedic trauma surgery and orthopedic sports medicine. Upon graduation, he worked in orthopedics with The Bone and Joint Clinic of Baton Rouge. Joseph began working with Lake After Hours in November 2008 and is the Director of Advance Care Providers for Lake After Hours. Joseph is a member of both the LAPA and the AAPA. He also serves as a clinical instructor for Physician Assistant and Nurse Practitioner students as well as writing medical articles for several publications. Joseph serves on the school board at Central Private School as an additional way to serve the school and community.