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Data From the New Orleans Alcohol Use in HIV Study: High-Risk Alcohol Using People Living With HIV and Systemic Oxidative Stress or Inflammation

Dr. Tekeda Ferguson, LSUHSC School of Public Health Assistant Professor, discusses  how HIV infection is now largely a chronic condition as a result of the success of antiretroviral therapy in her new research study “Reduced Serum Osteocalcin in High-Risk Alcohol Using People Living With HIV Does not Correlate With Systemic Oxidative Stress or Inflammation:  Data […]

Invitation: 2019 John Rock Visiting Scholar Formal Presentation to SPH & HSC – Thursday, October 17, 2019

Everyone is invited to attend this year’s School of Public Health John Rock Scholar presentation, “Environmental Risk Factors of Chronic Diseases and Interactions with Social Determinants of Health” by Dr. Francine Laden. This presentation is open to the School of Public Health & Health Sciences Center and is scheduled to be held Thursday, October 17th, […]

LSU Health Tumor Registry Launches New Interactive Resource

LSU Health New Orleans Louisiana Tumor Registry has launched a new, user-friendly, interactive, online tool to provide easier access to cancer information in Louisiana. To our knowledge, Louisiana Cancer Data Visualization provides the most complete information of any online state-specific, cancer resource tool in the United States. Louisiana Cancer Data Visualization is posted online here. […]

That’s a WRAP: September 2019 Ed.

That’s a WRAP: September 2019 Ed. Words from the offices of Research, Academics & Practice (.pdf)

LSU: HIV-associated Comorbidities as Mediators of Association Between People Living with HIV and Hospital-acquired Infections

Recent Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center School of Public Health graduate Dr. Dayana Rojas’ study “HIV-associated comorbidities as mediators of the association between people living with HIV and hospital-acquired infections“, was published by the American Journal of Infection Control. Dr. Rojas, along with a research team studied how hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) lead to poor health outcomes in […]

Prostate Awareness Month

September is National Prostate Health Month.  African American men are more likely to get Prostate Cancer than any other group. The statistics show that 1 in 6 African American men will get Prostate Cancer. When compared to White men African American men are twice as likely to die from this disease because their Prostate Cancer […]

LSU HSC Health Policy Fellows receive certificates from SPH & SOM

Six medical students selected to participate in the 2019 Health Policy Fellows Program recently received certificates from Dean Smith and Dean Nelson for successful completion of the program created and directed by Dr. Peggy Honore. The Fellows worked in Congress and other D.C.- based policy offices during the summer.  The program is supported through a […]

LSUHSC SPH CEPH Accreditation Extended to 2026

Announcement from CEPH: On behalf of the Council on Education for Public Health, I am pleased to advise you that the CEPH Board of Councilors acted at its June 13-15, 2019 meeting to accredit the School of Public Health at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center for a seven-year term, with an interim report to […]

Welcome Back! Summer Recap Issue of WRAP

Hi All! As we welcome everyone to a new academic year, our team thought it would be great to share some of the things our School has accomplished over the summer! Hope you all enjoy! Click here to read the WRAP Newsletter Kari Fitzmorris Brisolara, ScD, MSPH, QEP Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Associate Professor […]

The Role of Nutrition in Glycemic Control: Results of a Preliminary Study

In The Role of Nutrition in Glycemic Control: Results of a Preliminary Study, Dr. Peter Fos and Dr. Peggy Honore of Louisiana State University Health Science Centers ~ School of Public Health, examine the effects of proper nutrition on glycemic control, especially blood glucose levels and the percentage of glycated hemoglobin.  They selected a convenience […]