Wellspot Designation Announcement

The average employee in the United States spends about 50 hours at work each week. At the LSU School of Public Health, your health and well‐being is important to us. Thus, we are partnering with the Louisiana Department of Health’s Well Ahead LA program.  LDH is recognizing organizations that commit to making the healthy choice […]

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LSU Examines the Role of Social Ties after Deepwater Horizon

Dr. Ariane Rung, associate professor of epidemiology at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans, School of Public Health, is the lead author of an article published online ahead of print in Social Science and Medicine.  The article,  “Untangling the disaster-depression knot: The role of social ties after Deepwater Horizon”, discusses whether social capital and […]

SPH Faculty, Dr. Richard Culbertson, honored at ASGO 2017 Annual Meeting

Dr. Richard Culbertson, Director and Professor, in Health Policy and Systems Management was honored at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Geriatric Otolaryngology and also presented the Keynote Address. The meeting was held on January 20, 2017 in New Orleans. The American Society of Otolaryngologists and allied professionals is dedicated to the […]

MLK Day of Service

A special thank you to our students, staff, and alumni who participated in our MLK Day of Service with Friends of Lafitte Greenway! The impact is in the numbers….. We were part of a group of 135 volunteers who: – cleared the Greenway of 900+ lbs of litter – distributed 600+ flyers within the community […]

LSU Awarded NIEHS Occupational and Safety Education Grant on Emerging Technologies

Source: Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, School of Public Health in New Orleans (LSUHSC-NO) was recently awarded funding by NIEHS to develop an academic, government and industry occupational health collaborative to address emerging technologies in occupational health and safety. Dr. Kari Brisolara, associate professor of environmental and occupational health sciences will serve as the […]

LSU Study: Crime, blight lead to children’s inactivity

NEW ORLEANS – Crime is unfortunately no stranger to the New Orleans East neighborhood near the corner of Reynes and Warfield Streets. There have been three shootings in the area since the beginning of the year, including a murder there Monday night. Neighbors are reluctant to let their kids play outside because of the violence. […]

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SOAR Featured in the Journal of Health Administration Education

The School of Public Health Student Organization for the Advancement of Research (SOAR) is Featured in the Journal of Health Administration Education SOAR is a student lead organization featured in the Fall 2016 issue of the Journal of Health Administration Education with the section Teaching Tips and Tools. Their article titled “The Student Organization for […]

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Dr. Peter Fos elected Vice-Chair of the Commission on Colleges’ Peer Review Advisory Board

Dr. Peter J. Fos, faculty in Health Policy Systems Management in the LSUHSC School of Public Health, was elected Vice-Chair of the Commission on Colleges’ Peer Review Advisory Board (PRAB) at the SACSCOC Annual Meeting in Atlanta. He has served as the representative for all institutions of higher learning in Louisiana on the Southern Association […]

Mayor’s Recognizes Daesy Behrhorst with a Community Excellence Award

Saturday, November 19, 2016 –  New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu and his office of Community Engagement hosted over 200 leaders from all across the city. At the conclusion of the 2016 Neighborhood Summit, he honored thirteen leaders with the first-ever Mayor’s Community Excellence Award at a ceremony held at the WWII Museum. Daesy Behrhorst, staff […]

Take the City of New Orleans Recreation and Leisure Survey

The New Orleans Recreation Development Commission is administering a survey to track and measure recreation and leisure activities that interest the city’s residents and is asking for our help. Please see their message below. Isn’t it nice to be asked? Let’s help them out! Thank You! Take the City of New Orleans Recreation and Leisure […]