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LSU SPH and Healthcare Service Division Team to Receive the 2018 ACP Quality Connect: Partner Award

The American College of Physicians Center for Quality has announced that the LSU Health Science Center Team, composed of members from both the School of Public Health and Healthcare Services Division, will receive the 2018 ACP Quality Connect: Partner Award. This award will be given at the 5th annual ACP Quality Connect Luncheon will take place […]

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Erica J. Washington, PhD Student in Epidemiology receives the Reverend Connie Thomas Award

This year, Erica J. Washington, PhD student in the School of Public Health Epidemiology Program, was presented with The Reverend Connie Thomas Award in honor and appreciation of her years of service and dedication to Luke’s House, the community and her robust work in the field of healthcare. Erica was honored with this award on […]

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JOIN THE MOVEMENT: National Public Health Week, April 2-8, 2018

Join us in celebrating National Public Health Week and become part of a growing movement to create the healthiest nation in one generation. We’re celebrating the power of prevention, advocating for healthy and fair policies, sharing strategies for successful partnerships and championing the role of a strong public health system. We invite you to participate […]

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Sunayana Udaya Kumar, MPH Epidemiology Student,1st Place at AHA Lifestyle Early Career Competition

Sunayana Udaya Kumar, MPH Candidate in Epidemiology at the LSUHSC School of Public Health was awarded 1st place at the American Heart Association (AHA) Lifestyle Early Career Thesis Competition. The competition was held at the AHA EPI/Lifestyle 2018 Scientific Sessions in New Orleans, LA on Thursday, March 22, 2018. Her presentation, “Non-invasive Maneuvers for Evaluation […]

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Colon cancer occurrence and deaths high in Louisiana

Louisiana Cancer Prevention & Control Programs (LCP) on the WWL Health Watch Colon cancer is out-ranked only by lung cancer and people in Louisiana are even more at risk. Author: Meg Farris Published: 5:02 PM CDT March 19, 2018 Updated: 5:28 PM CDT March 19, 2018 It’s the number two cancer killer in the U.S. […]

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United Nations International Day of Happiness

Every day it is part of our mission at LSUHSC School of Public Health – health and wellbeing. March 20, 2018 According to UN, people are now recognizing that ‘progress’ should be about increasing human happiness and wellbeing, not just growing the economy. This campaign is a global celebration to mark the United Nations International […]

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Dr. Edward Peters appointed Vice-Chair of the LSU HSC IRB

Dr. Edward Peters has been appointed to serve as Vice-Chair of the LSU Health Sciences Center’s Human Research Protection Program and Institutional Review Board (IRB). He has served as a member of the LSU HSC Human Research Protection Program and IRB since 2005. As Chancellor Larry H. Hollier noted, “human subject research is an important […]

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Health concerns from cleaning products

New Orleans, LA – February 19, 2018 Dr. James Diaz, Director of Environmental and Occupation Health & Professor, was featured on Healthy Living for FOX 8 News speaking on the dangers of cleaning agents especially in women. This report focused on the impact on the regular use of cleaning agents and the impact on the […]

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LSUHSC SPH Study: Improving low-income residents’ utilization of farmers markets

Read the full news released featured in the AAAS and EurekAlert!, “Improving low-income residents’ utilization of farmers markets” February 20, 2018 New Orleans, LA – A pair of studies conducted at LSU Health New Orleans School of Public Health found reasons and possible solutions to improve low-income residents’ access to fresh, local produce at farmers […]

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We Saw Long-lasting Reforms from Models for Change in Our States

Dr. Stephen Phillippi, Director of the Institute for Public Health & Justice and Chair of the Behavioral & Community Health Science Program, contributes to this month edition of the publication Juvenile Justice Information Exchange Read the full article featured in the Juvenile Justice Information Exchange, “We Saw Long-lasting Reforms from Models for Change in Our […]