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Join the ASPPH This Is Public Health Virtual Fair September 8th

Louisiana State University’s School Public Health in New Orleans is participating in Association of Schools & Programs of Public Health (ASSPH) Virtual Fair. This FREE event takes place Wednesday, September 8, 2021, between 9 am/CT– 5pm/CT. Click here to view our schedule for this fair. This ASSPH Virtual Fair allows you to connect in real-time […]

Life is Better with Clean Hands

CDC has launched Life is Better with Clean Hands, a national campaign encouraging parents to make clean hands a healthy habit for the whole family. Handwashing is an easy, inexpensive, and effective way to help your family stay healthy. Studies have shown that handwashing can prevent 1 in 3 diarrhea-related sicknesses and 1 in 5 […]

School of Public Health New Student Orientation Fall 2021

Welcome to the LSU Health Sciences Center School of Public Health! We are excited that you have chosen LSUHSC School of Public Health to further your education in public health. The faculty, staff, and students of the School of Public Health are eager to welcome you. Orientation is designed to introduce new students to our […]

Join the ASPPH This Is Public Health Virtual Fair July 14th

Louisiana State University’s School Public Health in New Orleans is participating in Association of Schools & Programs of Public Health (ASSPH) Virtual Fair. This FREE event takes place Wednesday, July 14, 2021, between 9 am/CT– 5pm/CT. Click here to view our schedule for this fair. This ASSPH Virtual Fair allows you to connect in real-time […]

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Don’t Believe Everything You Read or Hear

Recent news stories (The Advocate and WWNO) and the newest unpublished (and not peer reviewed) cancer study by the community outreach director at the Tulane Environmental Law Clinic continue to disingenuously portray the Louisiana Tumor Registry and obfuscate its mission. A number of groups have used the Louisiana Tumor Registry as a foil to advance their […]

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Why Louisiana COVID vaccine efforts have slowed, even as the U.S. reaches a milestone

Published by NOLA.com | BY EMILY WOODRUFF AND JEFF ADELSON | Staff writers Published May 25, 2021 at 6:14 pm The U.S. hit a milestone in its vaccination push Tuesday with over 50% of adults now fully vaccinated, according to the White House. But as the overall count of vaccinated Americans ticks higher, Louisiana’s vaccination […]

Coordination of Public Health Response: The Role of Leadership in Response

Published by IntechOpen: April 21st 2021 DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.96304 n. Russel L. Honoré With the increased risk of threats to the public’s health such as pandemics, natural and man-made disasters, and climate change, understanding the role of leadership to effective risk mitigation and response to these emergencies is critical. In this chapter titled “ Coordination of […]

LSU School of Public Health 2021 Pre-Commencement Ceremony

LSU School of Public health 2021 Pre-Commencement Ceremony The LSU School of Public Health and the Graduating Class of 2021 held its ceremony on Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM CT. This event was held online virtually due to ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Click here to view the recording of the ceremony […]

Epidemiology Student Julius Tonzel Winner of NextGen Public Service Awards

Congratulations!! to Julius Tonzel, PhD student in Epidemiology at the LSU School of Public Health, as the 2021 winner of the Annual NextGen Public Service Awards in the Dedication During COVID-19 category for superior public service and achievement. The awards recognize deserving individuals selected from the public service community for their intelligence, exuberance and dedication to […]

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Antioxidants Associated with Oncogenic HPV Infection in Women

Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection is a major cause of cervical cancer. Studies showed the onset of HPV carcinogenesis may be induced by oxidative stress affecting the host immune system. The association between antioxidants and oncogenic HPV remains unclear.  In this study, Dr. Lin and the research team aim to identify antioxidants associated with vaginal HPV […]