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Qingzhao Yu named Biostatistics Program Director

A faculty member since 2006 and co-author of the new book Statistical Methods for Mediation, Confounding and Moderation Analysis. Qingzhao Yu, PhD has been named Director of the Biostatistics Program at the LSU Health Sciences Center School of Public Health. Professor Yu has spent her entire academic career at the School, having joined the Biostatistics Program in 2006 […]

Adrienne Katner named Program Director of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences

A faculty member since 2014 and engaged in environmental health in Louisiana since 2006 Adrienne Katner, DEnv, MS has been named Director of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Program at the LSU Health Sciences Center School of Public Health. Katner, who joined the School of Public Health faculty in 2014, has been engaged in environmental […]

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Grateful Patient Philanthropy: A Challenge to Organizational Ethics

September 2022 Author – Dr. Richard Culbertson An examination of organization development in health care reveals a pattern of increasing reliance of academic medical centers toward new sources of revenue in support of operations. This trend is partly in response to the reduction of traditional funding sources such as public appropriations and tuition. Clinical income […]

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Implementation of multi-level interventions to mitigate risk of SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant at a public University in Southern United States

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  27 July 2022 During the COVID19 pandemic, navigating the implementation of public health measures in a politically charged environment for a large state entity was challenging.  However, LSU leadership developed and deployed an effective, multi-layered mitigation plan and successfully opened in-person learning while managing cases of SARS-CoV-2 during the fourth […]

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Health Policy Honors Program contributions to Promoting Evidence-Based Care to Louisiana Medicaid Members

Dr. Peggy Honore, Director of the Health Policy Honors Program, is one of 4 recipients of a Louisiana Medicaid Public University Partnership Program grant award.  The 2-year award titled, Health Policy Honors Program contributions to Promoting Evidence-Based Care to Louisiana Medicaid Members, involves 3 policy honors program medical students who will examine the economic impacts […]

LSUHSC Pre-Commencement & Commencement

If you missed pre-commencement, you can view the online broadcast event here: https://lsuhsc.zoom.us/rec/share/iq1_u23vBGmyJiex_jypdtW63JzOxl5CukWQAVgDwVM5bgYkYHiywMydaKc_Pkvm.ngX0f4OC0nfDcqGL Passcode: xZCF*84j Pre-Commencement: May 18, 2022 @ 3:00 p.m. Location: To join the online event: Zoom: https://lsuhsc.zoom.us/j/95804571740?pwd=MFkvZk15alNSSG1FeTNscGloT3FSQT09 Meeting ID: 958 0457 1740 Passcode: 05182022 In-Person: Reception with Live Stream of Ceremony in Seminar Room 1, SON/SAHP, 1900 Gravier Street, 1st Floor 2021-2022 […]

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Health Policy Honors Graduates

The Health Policy Honors Program is a collaboration between the School of Medicine and School of Public Health. Following successful completion of coursework and research over the past three years, five medical students will graduate as an MD with Honors in Health Policy this week. A listing of the students and their policy research topics […]

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Michael Celestin, Ph.D. Receives LA CaTS Career Development Award to Address Tobacco Use Treatment in Rural Populations

New Orleans, LA – Dr. Michael D. Celestin, Jr. recently received a 2022 Roadmap Scholars Award from the Louisiana Clinical and Translational Science Center (LA CaTS) to improve tobacco use treatment in rural health centers.  Each year, La CaTS bestows four Roadmap Scholar awards to early-stage investigators from Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Tulane University, and […]

DEI Book Club to host Author Chat with renowned epidemiologist, Dr. Sandro Galea, on May 9

In May, the LSU School of Public Health’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Book Club will be joined by Sandro Galea, Dean of Boston University’s School of Public Health, to discuss his book Pained: Uncomfortable Conversations about the Public’s Health, co-authored by Michael Stein.  This collection of essays dives deep into understanding the factors that impact health […]

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2022–2027 State Cancer Plan

2022 – 2027 State Cancer Plan Louisiana Cancer Prevention & Control Programs Louisianans continue to get sick from and die from cancer more than most states. While we have improved relative to other states, there is much work to do–LA has the 6th worst rate of new cancers (NCI/CDC State Cancer Profiles, 2014-2018) and the […]