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SoPH News 2023

As the new year begins, we wanted to let you know about some changes in our School of Public Health. Effective January 3, 2023, Dean Smith, PhD, has stepped down as Dean.  Dr. Edward Trapido, ScD, FACE, will serve as Interim Dean while we plan a national search. Dr. Trapido is a professor and Associate […]

Dean G. Smith, PhD, Named Recipient of the 2023 Gary L. Filerman Prize for Educational Leadership

Washington, DC, November 21, 2022 – The Gary L. Filerman Prize for Educational Leadership Selection Committee is pleased to announce the selection of Dean G. Smith, PhD, Dean of the School of Public Health and Richard A. Culbertson Professor of Health Policy & Systems Management at the Louisiana State University Health Science Center – New […]

LSU School of Public Health receives HRSA Funds

The LSU School of Public Health has received some exciting news – we have been awarded HRSA funding for scholarships for our MPH and BSPH students! We were notified of our successful application for a Public Health Scholarship Program which we call “Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans Scholarships for Public Health Education, outReach, […]

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Qingzhao Yu named Biostatistics Program Director

A faculty member since 2006 and co-author of the new book Statistical Methods for Mediation, Confounding and Moderation Analysis. Qingzhao Yu, PhD has been named Director of the Biostatistics Program at the LSU Health Sciences Center School of Public Health. Professor Yu has spent her entire academic career at the School, having joined the Biostatistics Program in 2006 […]

Adrienne Katner named Program Director of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences

A faculty member since 2014 and engaged in environmental health in Louisiana since 2006 Adrienne Katner, DEnv, MS has been named Director of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Program at the LSU Health Sciences Center School of Public Health. Katner, who joined the School of Public Health faculty in 2014, has been engaged in environmental […]

LSUHSC Pre-Commencement & Commencement

If you missed pre-commencement, you can view the online broadcast event here: https://lsuhsc.zoom.us/rec/share/iq1_u23vBGmyJiex_jypdtW63JzOxl5CukWQAVgDwVM5bgYkYHiywMydaKc_Pkvm.ngX0f4OC0nfDcqGL Passcode: xZCF*84j Pre-Commencement: May 18, 2022 @ 3:00 p.m. Location: To join the online event: Zoom: https://lsuhsc.zoom.us/j/95804571740?pwd=MFkvZk15alNSSG1FeTNscGloT3FSQT09 Meeting ID: 958 0457 1740 Passcode: 05182022 In-Person: Reception with Live Stream of Ceremony in Seminar Room 1, SON/SAHP, 1900 Gravier Street, 1st Floor 2021-2022 […]

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Health Policy Honors Graduates

The Health Policy Honors Program is a collaboration between the School of Medicine and School of Public Health. Following successful completion of coursework and research over the past three years, five medical students will graduate as an MD with Honors in Health Policy this week. A listing of the students and their policy research topics […]

LSU School of Public Health looks back at 2021

The LSU School of Public Health recently celebrated 2021 with our “Year in Review”.  This graphic takes a look at our school “by the numbers”, focusing on the facts and figures that shaped the school year for our scholars and faculty.

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New Epidemiology Program Director

December 3, 2021 Congratulations to Dr. Tekeda Ferguson! Dr. Ferguson is an Associate Professor of Epidemiology in the School of Public Health. She also holds a secondary appointment in the Department of Physiology, School of Medicine and serves as Co-Director of the LSUHSC Comprehensive Alcohol HIV/AIDS Research Center Administrative Core. Dr. Ferguson received her BS […]

School of Public Health New Student Orientation Fall 2021

Welcome to the LSU Health Sciences Center School of Public Health! We are excited that you have chosen LSUHSC School of Public Health to further your education in public health. The faculty, staff, and students of the School of Public Health are eager to welcome you. Orientation is designed to introduce new students to our […]