Carl Kluttz, Recipient of Distinguished Awards

Carl Kluttz, LSU Health Sciences Center School of Public Health IT Analyst and staff member, was recognized and awarded the 2019 Beth Schmidt Staff Member of the Year Award at the School of Public Health’s Pre-Commencement Awards Ceremony held Wednesday, May 15, 2019. This School of Public Health award is in acknowledgement of the contributions […]

Pre-Commencement & Commencement 2019

Pre-Commencement Awards Ceremony Delta Omega Public Health Honorary Society, Alpha Psi Chapter 2019 MPH & PhD Inductees: Amanda Mitchell, Alexandra Lierberman, Pratibha Shrestha, Erin LeCompte, Wendemi Sawadogo, Meijiao Zhou, Amanda Hammack,  Megan Balsari (not pictured     2019 Faculty Inductee: Dr. Susanne Straif-Bourgeois 2019 Honors Day Awards                 […]

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Pre-Commencement Awards Ceremony & LSU Health Sciences Center Commencement 2019

Graduation and associated festivities are this week!  Below are the details for Pre-Commencement and Commencement Ceremonies.  Pre-Commencement May 15th 3:00 – 5:00 PM Lecture Hall A (228), LSUHSC Nursing & Allied Health Bldg., 1900 Gravier Street, New Orleans, LA 70112. Immediately following the awards ceremony there will be a reception in honor of the graduates […]

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LSU: Continuity of Outpatient Care and Avoidable Hospitalization: a Systematic Review

Continuity of care (COC) is a core element of primary care, which has been associated with improved health outcomes. Hospitalizations for ambulatory care sensitive conditions (ACSCs) are potentially preventable if these conditions are managed well in the primary care setting. The team of researchers, including from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center School of Public Health, Dr. […]

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Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP) at LSUHSC – New Orleans

The Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP) is part of an effort by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) that works to build a Culture of Health. The mission of the Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP) is a free summer enrichment program focused on improving access to information and resources for college students interested […]

SPH & School of Medicine Partner with AmeriHealth Caritas Louisiana to Create a Rotation in Population Health Management

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center – New Orleans (LSUHSC-NO) School of Public Health, School of Medicine, and AmeriHealth Caritas Louisiana (ACLA), a Healthy Louisiana Medicaid managed care organization, have partnered to create a unique rotation and learning experience focused on population health management in a managed care setting. The 4-week rotation introduces LSUHSC medical […]

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DeAnn Gruber Named NASTAD Board Chair

DeAnn Gruber, Adjunct Associate Professor, Behavioral and Community Health Sciences Named NASTAD Board Chair NASTAD (National Alliance of State & Territorial AIDS Directors) is a non-profit association that represents public health officials who administer HIV and hepatitis health care, prevention, education, and supportive service programs funded by state and federal governments in all 50 US […]

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Dr. Edward Peters study featured in New York Time’s Article

Dr. Edward Peters, Director & Faculty in Epidemiology, study featured in New York Time’s Article “Lawsuits Over Baby Powder Raise Questions About Cancer Risk” The New York Time’s article published on May 23, 2016 featured the finding by Dr. Edward Peters research and publication “Association between Body Powder Use and Ovarian Cancer: the African American […]

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Zika Virus: What You Need to Know

Faculty experts at LSU Health New Orleans schools of Medicine and Public Health, along with Dr. Rebekah Gee, Secretary of the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals, plan to share the latest information about the Zika Virus and what people along the Gulf Coast need to know before the virus reaches our area at an […]

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LSU Faculty Receives 2016 Modern Healthcare Excellence in Governance Award

Dr. Regina Benjamin, adjunct professor of health policy and systems management, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center School of Public Health and endowed chair in Public Health Sciences, Xavier University of Louisiana received the 2016 Modern Healthcare Excellence in Governance Award. It’s been nearly three years since former U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Regina Benjamin stepped away […]