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School-based health centers, academic achievement, and school discipline

:A systematic review of the literature Published in the Journal of Children and Youth Services Review 118 (2020) 105467 – September 11, 2020 School-based health centers (SBHCs) mitigate the long-term effects of poor health on children and adolescents. Although varied in staffing patterns and services provided, SBHCs aim to advance health equity among populations with […]

Mindfulness Intervention to Decrease Post-Disaster Anxiety

Mindfulness, a concept increasingly provided in healthcare practices, is widely acknowledged as a healthy way to manage stress and improve well-being. Research findings show that mindfulness-based practices greatly improves quality of life, increases memory, and improves emotional regulation. Research was conducted to evaluate the effectiveness of a mindfulness intervention to reduce post-disaster anxiety disorders following […]

COVID-19 Update – Admissions Update (March 27, 2020)

Please be advised that as of March 26, 2020, LSUHSC School of Public Health will be waiving the GRE for all applicants to our MPH, MS and PhD programs for summer and fall 2020. This is a temporary measure to alleviate the burden for our applicants during this public health emergency. We will revisit this […]

Alcohol HIV/AIDS Research Poster Presentations 2019

The 2019 National Hispanic Science Network Conference gave the opportunity to our LSUHSC SoPH Students and Faculty to present their Posters this past October 9 – 11, 2019.  Dr. Tekeda Ferguson, faculty member and Comprehensive Alcohol HIV/AIDS Research Center Investigator, and epidemiology doctoral student, Erika Rosen, MPH presented work from multiple alcohol projects. Reduced Alcohol […]

Data From the New Orleans Alcohol Use in HIV Study: High-Risk Alcohol Using People Living With HIV and Systemic Oxidative Stress or Inflammation

Dr. Tekeda Ferguson, LSUHSC School of Public Health Assistant Professor, discusses  how HIV infection is now largely a chronic condition as a result of the success of antiretroviral therapy in her new research study “Reduced Serum Osteocalcin in High-Risk Alcohol Using People Living With HIV Does not Correlate With Systemic Oxidative Stress or Inflammation:  Data […]

Invitation: 2019 John Rock Visiting Scholar Formal Presentation to SPH & HSC – Thursday, October 17, 2019

Everyone is invited to attend this year’s School of Public Health John Rock Scholar presentation, “Environmental Risk Factors of Chronic Diseases and Interactions with Social Determinants of Health” by Dr. Francine Laden. This presentation is open to the School of Public Health & Health Sciences Center and is scheduled to be held Thursday, October 17th, […]

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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 […]