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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.

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Effect of Cultural, Folk, and Religious Beliefs and Practices on Delays in Diagnosis of Ovarian Cancer in African American Women

Certain cultural, folk, and religious beliefs that are more common among African Americans (AAs) have been associated with later-stage breast cancer. It is unknown if these beliefs are similarly associated with delays in diagnosis of ovarian cancer. Dr. Edward S. Peters, Professor and Chair of the LSU School of Public Health’s Epidemiology Program and an […]

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Dr. Peggy Honore participants in the World Health Organization Coalition of Partners Meeting in Ljubljana, Slovenia

The 3rd meeting of the WHO European Region Coalition of Partners for Strengthening Public Health Services was held in Ljubljana, Slovenia on Nov 27 – 29, 2018. Dr. Peggy Honore attended to participate as a member of the Coalition’s Advisory Committee and to gather input from participants on her work to  develop a Financing Assessment […]

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LSU Names Dr. Dean G. Smith as Richard A. Culbertson Professor of Health Policy and Systems Management

The Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center School of Public Health has named Dr. Dean G. Smith the Richard A. Culbertson Professor of Health Policy and Systems Management. This named professorship is newly available with the gift from Susan M. Leary and Richard A. Culbertson and was created to recognize academic excellence in the area […]

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ASPPH | LSU: Association between Continuity of Care and Emergency Department Visits and Hospitalization in Senior Adults with Asthma-COPD Overlap

Dr. Tung-Tseng, associate professor of Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center School of Public Health behavioral and community health sciences, explains that the objective of the research was to investigate associations between continuity of care (COC) and emergency department (ED) visits and hospitalization for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or asthma among elderly adults with […]