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E-Cigarettes: A Public Health Threat, Not a Population Health Intervention

Rebekah E. Gee, MD, MPH, William R. Boles, BS, and Dean G. Smith, PhD Cigarette smoking is the single most deadly personal behavior in human history and remains a potent population health threat. Today in the United States, one in five deaths can be attributed to cigarette smoking. Recent models suggest that even if we […]

Contributions of Histologic Subtypes Tumors to Early-Onset Colorectal Cancer Incidence Rates

Published: December 15, 2020, in ACP Online, ACP Journals, Annals of Internal Medicine Early-onset colorectal cancer (EOCRC) incidence rates (IRs) are rising, according to previous cancer registry analyses. However, analysis of histologic subtypes, including adenocarcinoma (the focus of CRC screening and diagnostic testing) and carcinoid tumors (which are classified as “colorectal cancer” in SEER [Surveillance, […]

Work-family spillover and depression: Racial differences among employed women

Published:December 17, 2020, by Elsevier Ltd The intersection of work and family life can be a source of burden (negative) and a source of growth (positive). Negative work-to-family and family-to-work spillover have been linked to poor mental health, while positive work-to-family and family-to-work spillover have been linked to improved health outcomes. Less is known about […]

ASPPH: This is Public Health Virtual Fair Jan 21st

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 Thursday, January 21st, 2021, between 9 am/CT– 5pm/CT. Click here for the day of schedule This ASPPH Virtual Fair allows you to connect in real-time with schools […]

LSU Health Conducts 1st Study on Neighborhood Deprivation & COVID in LA

Published: December 3, 2020, Journal PLOS ONE, https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0243028 New Orleans, LA –  A study by researchers at LSU Health New Orleans School of Public Health, believed to be the first study to investigate the role of neighborhood deprivation on COVID-19 in Louisiana, found that the more a neighborhood is deprived, the higher the risk for […]

LSU SPH: Be Safe Celebrating Thanksgiving

From the LSU Health Sciences School of Public Health we wish everyone a safe and meaningful Thanksgiving celebration. The LSU School of Public Health will be closed Thursday, November 26th and Friday, November 27th in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. We will reopen on Monday, November 30th for regular business. We recommend that everyone review […]

New Publication: Journal of Good Governance in Africa by Peggy A. Honoré

The current issue of The Journal of Good Governance in Africa is focused on the African Diaspora before and after COVID-19. This special issue includes the article on page 59 Solving Africa’s Physician Crisis, authored by Peggy A. Honoré, MHA, DHA, AmeriHealth Caritas-General Russel Honoré Endowed Professor at LSU Health New Orleans’ schools of Public […]

ASPPH: This is Public Health Virtual Fair November 18th

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, November 18th, 2020, between 9 am/CT– 5pm/CT. Click here for the day of schedule This ASPPH Virtual Fair allows you to connect in real-time with schools […]

SPH J. Rock Visiting Scholar 2020 Dean Thomas LaVeist

LSUHSC School of Public Health John A. Rock, MD Visiting Scholar 2020 is Dr. Thomas LaVeist, Dean of the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Weatherhead Presidential Chair in Health Equity. We are honored to have this year’s SPH John A. Rock, MD Visiting Scholar for a virtual visit on November 11th, […]

Dr. Phillippi Appointed to LA Governor’s Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention Advisory Board

Dr. Stephen Phillippi, the Chair of the Behavioral and Community Health Sciences and Director of the Institute for Public Health and Justice at the LSU School of Public Health, was appointed by the Governor John Bel Edwards to the Louisiana Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Advisory Board. His appointment is effective July 2021, and stems […]