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Carl Kluttz, Recipient of Distinguished Awards

Carl Kluttz, LSU Health Sciences Center School of Public Health IT Analyst and staff member, was recognized and awarded the 2019 Beth Schmidt Staff Member of the Year Award at the School of Public Health’s Pre-Commencement Awards Ceremony held Wednesday, May 15, 2019. This School of Public Health award is in acknowledgement of the contributions […]

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Pre-Commencement & Commencement 2019

Pre-Commencement Awards Ceremony Delta Omega Public Health Honorary Society, Alpha Psi Chapter 2019 MPH & PhD Inductees: Amanda Mitchell, Alexandra Lierberman, Pratibha Shrestha, Erin LeCompte, Wendemi Sawadogo, Meijiao Zhou, Amanda Hammack,  Megan Balsari (not pictured     2019 Faculty Inductee: Dr. Susanne Straif-Bourgeois 2019 Honors Day Awards                 […]

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Pre-Commencement Awards Ceremony & LSU Health Sciences Center Commencement 2019

Graduation and associated festivities are this week!  Below are the details for Pre-Commencement and Commencement Ceremonies.  Pre-Commencement May 15th 3:00 – 5:00 PM Lecture Hall A (228), LSUHSC Nursing & Allied Health Bldg., 1900 Gravier Street, New Orleans, LA 70112. Immediately following the awards ceremony there will be a reception in honor of the graduates […]

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LSU: Continuity of Outpatient Care and Avoidable Hospitalization: a Systematic Review

Continuity of care (COC) is a core element of primary care, which has been associated with improved health outcomes. Hospitalizations for ambulatory care sensitive conditions (ACSCs) are potentially preventable if these conditions are managed well in the primary care setting. The team of researchers, including from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center School of Public Health, Dr. […]

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New Undergraduate Public Health Degree at LSU Health Sciences Center

Dr. Elizabeth Levitzky, program director for our new Undergraduate Public Health Degree was recently featured on WWL’s Great Day Louisiana morning show.  The undergraduate program will provide students with a unique opportunity to collaborate with those at LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans as well as faculty and researchers at other LSU campuses throughout the […]

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LSU: Researchers Study PTSD Symptom Profiles among Louisiana Women Affected by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

A new study from the epidemiology department at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center School of Public Health with collaborators from Brown University, the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), and Brigham and Women’s Hospital report that women living in southeast Louisiana exposed to the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill exhibit high levels of self-reported […]

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Racial and Income Disparities in Health-Related Quality of Life among Smokers with a Quit Attempt in Louisiana

February 13, 2019 – New Orleans, LA In the recent study, “Racial and Income Disparities in Health-Related Quality of Life among Smokers with a Quit Attempt in Louisiana,” published in Medicina 2019, smoking was found to be associated with a lower health-related quality of life (HRQOL). However, there is little information about the association between […]

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LSU: Faculty and Researchers Used Emergency Department Data to Estimate Prevalence of Smoking in Young Adults

Faculty and researchers at the LSU School of Medicine (Drs. Stephen Kantrow and Sarah Jolley), Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center School of Public Health (Ms. Xinnan Wang, Dr. Tung-Sung Tseng, Dr. Dodie Arnold, Dr. Claudia Leonardi, Dr. Richard Scribner, Dr. Edward Trapido, Dr. Hui-Yi Lin), Ochsner Health System (Eboni Price Haywood) and the Louisiana Public Health Institute (Dr. […]

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New Bachelor of Science in Public Health Degree

We are Very Glad to Announce the new Bachelor of Science in Public Health Degree! The bachelor of science (BS) degree prepares students for graduate study in public health. Those who choose to work after obtaining their BS are usually employed by government, private, and nonprofit organizations in careers such as survey workers, educators, or […]

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SPH SGA Fall 2018 Semester in Review

We invite you to check out our Fall 2018 Semester in Review video. This video provides a one-minute overview of the accomplishments of last semester and the developments underway for the future! Click here to find out more about the School of Public Health’s Student Government Association.