Susanne Straif-Bourgeois, PhD, MPH, MS

Title:
Associate Professor

Department:
Epidemiology

Office:
LEC 355

Telephone:
504-568-5887

Email:
sstra1@lsuhsc.edu

CV:
SSTRA1.CV.PDF

Biography & Expertise

Education

MPH Public Health The Johns Hopkins University 1995
PhD Tropical Medicine University of Bonn 1994
MS Biology University of Hohenheim 1989

Selected Publications

Straif-Bourgeois, S. C., & Ratard, R. (2015, November). Parkinson Disease Hospitalizations and Mortality in Louisiana, 1999-2012. , 167(6), 248-51.
Mikosz, C. A., Smith, R. M., Kim, M., Tyson, C., Lee, E. H., Adams, E., Straif-Bourgeois, S. C., Sowadsky, R., Arroyo, S., Grant-Greene, Y., Duran, J., Vasquez, Y., Robinson, B. F., Harris, J. R., Lockhart, S. R., Török, T. J., Mascola, L., & Park, B. J. (2014, February). Fungal endophthalmitis associated with compounded products. , 20(2), 248-56.
Straif-Bourgeois, S. C., & Ratard, R. (2014, July (3rd Quarter/Summer)). Firearm-related mortality, Louisiana 1999-2010. , 166(4), 168-74.
Yoder, J. S., Straif-Bourgeois, S. C., Roy, S. L., Moore, T. A., Visvesvara, G. S., Ratard, R. C., Hill, V. R., Wilson, J. D., Linscott, A. J., Crager, R., Kozak, N. A., Sriram, R., Narayanan, J., Mull, B., Kahler, A. M., Schneeberger, C., da Silva, A. J., Poudel, M., Baumgarten, K. L., Xiao, L., & Beach, M. J. (2012, November). Primary amebic meningoencephalitis deaths associated with sinus irrigation using contaminated tap water. , 55(9), e79-85.
Straif-Bourgeois, S. C., & Ratard, R. (2012, September). Suicide mortality rates in Louisiana, 1999-2010. , 164(5), 274-6, 279, 281-2.
Sokol, T., Hand, J., Stanley, E., Holsinger, C., Romalewski, C., Ejigiri, O. G., Straif-Bourgeois, S. C., & Ratard, R. (2009, November). Swine-origin influenza virus (SOIV) in Louisiana, 2009. , 161(6), 317-20.
Sharma, A. J., Weiss, E. C., Young, S. L., Stephens, K., Ratard, R., Straif-Bourgeois, S. C., Sokol, T. M., Vranken, P., & Rubin, C. H. (2008, March). Chronic disease and related conditions at emergency treatment facilities in the New Orleans area after Hurricane Katrina. , 2(1), 27-32.
Eavey, J., Sokol, T., Straif-Bourgeois, S. C., & Ratard, R. C. (2007, November). Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in Louisiana, 1980-2006. , 159(6), 315-8.
Thomas, A., Straif-Bourgeois, S. C., Sokol, T. M., & Ratard, R. C. (2007, July (3rd Quarter/Summer)). Vibrio infections in Louisiana: twenty-five years of surveillance 1980-2005. , 159(4), 205-8, 210-1.
Ram, P. K., Blanton, E., Klinghoffer, D., Platek, M., Piper, J., Straif-Bourgeois, S. C., Bonner, M. R., & Mintz, E. D. (2007, April (2nd Quarter/Spring)). Household water disinfection in hurricane-affected communities of Louisiana: implications for disaster preparedness for the general public. 97 Suppl 1, S130-5.