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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 […]

Dr. Peggy Honore awarded grant through LSU Health Foundation

Dr. Peggy Honoré, Professor, School of Public Health, was recently awarded a three-year $295,781 grant from the Baptist Community Ministries. The award was made through the LSU Health Foundation.  Work under the grant is titled Educating the Health Workforce: A Pathway to Improving Health Outcomes and represents a partnership between LSU Health Sciences Center and […]

LSU: Healthy Infrastructure Effort Gets National Acclaim

The Louisiana Cancer Prevention & Control Programs (LCP) at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center School of Public Health and the Louisiana Healthy Communities Coalition (LHCC), which receives LCP leadership and resources, have been recognized by the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors in a case study on a successful Complete Streets implementation in Southwest Louisiana (SWLA). Complete Streets ordinances ensure transportation […]

Epidemiology Summer Seminar – Dr. Veronica Barcelona de Mendoza

On behalf of Dr. Edward Peters and Epidemiology Program: We invite everyone to join the Epidemiology Program for the 2019 Summer Seminar “DNA methylation, preterm birth, and blood pressure in African American children” presented by Dr. Veronica Barcelona, Assistant Professor in the Primary Care Division, Yale University School of Nursing.  The seminar will be held […]

Setting Out the Framework for Public Health Finance: Spotlight on Dr. Peggy Honore

An interview with Dr. Peggy Honore appears as a July 5, 2019 post to the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice website (www.jphmp.com). This Spotlight interview is in recognition of Dr Honore’s 15th year as a member of the journal’s Editorial Board. https://jphmpdirect.com/2019/07/05/jphmp-spotlight-peggy-honore/

LSU: New Center for Evidence to Practice

On June 19th, 2019 the Academic and Student Affairs Committee of the Louisiana Board of Regents approved the Center for Evidence-Based Practice in Behavioral Health at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-School of Public Health, New Orleans, as an Academic Center. The Center for Evidence to Practice is a collaboration between Louisiana State University Health Sciences […]

LSU: Knowledge and Attitudes Towards Low Dose Computed Tomography Lung cancer Screening and Smoking Among African Americans—a mixed method study

According to Dr. Tung-Sung Tseng, associate professor at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center (LSUHSC) School of Public Health, the purpose of this study is to investigate knowledge, attitudes, and smoking cessation needs for African Americans who receive low dose computed tomography (LDCT) in an effort to reduce the health burden of lung cancer. The research team […]

LSU: Studies Association Between Smoking and Neutrophil to Lymphocyte Ratio Among Prostate Cancer Survivors

An elevated neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio (NLR) has been proven as a vital predictor of progression and mortality for prostate cancer. Smoking is a risk factor for increasing NLR. Drs. Tung-Sung Tseng, Yu-Hsiang Kao along with a team of researchers from the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center (LSUHSC) School of Public  Health examined the effect of smoking on […]

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New Undergraduate Public Health Degree at LSU Health Sciences Center

Dr. Elizabeth Levitzky, program director for our new Undergraduate Public Health Degree was recently featured on WWL’s Great Day Louisiana morning show.  The undergraduate program will provide students with a unique opportunity to collaborate with those at LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans as well as faculty and researchers at other LSU campuses throughout the […]

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LSU: Researchers Study PTSD Symptom Profiles among Louisiana Women Affected by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

A new study from the epidemiology department at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center School of Public Health with collaborators from Brown University, the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), and Brigham and Women’s Hospital report that women living in southeast Louisiana exposed to the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill exhibit high levels of self-reported […]