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LSUHSC Pre-Commencement & Commencement

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 Commencement May 19, 2022 @ 10:00 a.m. Location: Lakefront Arena, 6801 Franklin Ave., New Orleans, […]

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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 […]

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Michael D. Celestin, Jr., Ph.D. selected as RISE Scholar

The University of California San Francisco (UCSF) selected Dr. Michael D. Celestin, Jr., for its 2022 Summer Institute on Research in Implementation Science for Equity (RISE). The UCSF RISE institute is part of the Programs to Increase Diversity Among Individuals Engaged in Health-Related Research (PRIDE) initiative, a national research and training initiative funded by the National […]

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Monitoring coliphages to reduce waterborne infectious disease transmission in the One Water framework

Kari Fitzmorris-Brisolara Coastal waters, surface waters, and groundwater are impacted by wastewater and stormwater discharges, as well as agricultural flows containing animal waste and nutrients. A One Water approach posits that components of the water system have overlapping and interactive impacts on other aspects of the system, for which a comprehensive approach to water management is needed to further […]

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An Assessment of Needs Among African American and White Cancer Survivors in Louisiana

Khorsandi, D. Williams The literature is limited on African American (AA) specific cancer survivorship needs and preventative health practices but identifies racial disparities in cancer outcomes.  It is necessary to identify these needs and design culturally sensitive interventions to support them.  One popular method of intervention is the use of mobile and virtual resources to […]

LSU School of Public Health looks back at 2021

The LSU School of Public Health recently celebrated 2021 with our “Year in Review”.  This graphic takes a look at our school “by the numbers”, focusing on the facts and figures that shaped the school year for our scholars and faculty.

Join the ASPPH This Is Public Health Virtual Fair January 19th

Louisiana State University’s School Public Health in New Orleans is participating in the Association of Schools & Programs of Public Health (ASSPH) Virtual Fair. This FREE event takes place Wednesday, January 19, 2022, between 9 am/CT– 4pm/CT. Click here to view our schedule for this fair. This ASSPH Virtual Fair allows you to connect in […]