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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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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 […]

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Erica J. Washington, PhD Student in Epidemiology receives the Reverend Connie Thomas Award

This year, Erica J. Washington, PhD student in the School of Public Health Epidemiology Program, was presented with The Reverend Connie Thomas Award in honor and appreciation of her years of service and dedication to Luke’s House, the community and her robust work in the field of healthcare. Erica was honored with this award on […]

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Sunayana Udaya Kumar, MPH Epidemiology Student,1st Place at AHA Lifestyle Early Career Competition

Sunayana Udaya Kumar, MPH Candidate in Epidemiology at the LSUHSC School of Public Health was awarded 1st place at the American Heart Association (AHA) Lifestyle Early Career Thesis Competition. The competition was held at the AHA EPI/Lifestyle 2018 Scientific Sessions in New Orleans, LA on Thursday, March 22, 2018. Her presentation, “Non-invasive Maneuvers for Evaluation […]

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Peter Scharf, a crime expert and Faculty in SPH, weighs in on New Orleans Police Street Cameras

Peter Scharf, a crime expert and Faculty in SPH, weighs in on New Orleans Police Street Cameras. Read the full article featured in the New Your Times, “Will 1,500 Street Cameras Be a Wet Blanket in New Orleans?” By Richard Fausset Jan. 30, 2018 NEW ORLEANS — Can the allure of this famously rakish and […]

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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 […]

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M. Sothern: Movement by Age and Sex Using the Functional Movement Screen

Dr. Melinda Sothern, faculty in Behavioral and Community Health is featured in March issue of the Journal of Educations & Social Policy with Dr. Mark Bonis, Adjunct Professor at LSUHSC School of Public Health. The publications and research addresses the Functional Movement Screen (FMS) introduced in 1997 as an easily administrable qualitative method to reduce […]

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Pre-Commencement Awards Ceremony and the LSU Health Sciences Center Commencement 2017

The School of Public Health will celebrate its Pre-Commencement Awards Ceremony and the LSU Health Sciences Center Commencement 2017 to recognize the graduating class’ accomplishments along with the faculty, staff, students, family and friends. Pre-Commencement will be held on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, 3:00pm – 5:00pm in the LSUHSC Nursing & Allied Health Bldg., Lecture […]

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LSU Examines the Evolution of the Medical School Dean

Dr. Richard Culbertson, Program Director and Professor in Health Policy Systems Management at LSUHSC School of Public Health, was part of a research team that examined the evolution of the medical school dean with respect to scope of authority and role within the health care system.  The findings of this study are published in a […]