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LSUHSC Pre-Commencement & Commencement

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 Commencement May 19, 2022 @ 10:00 a.m. Location: Lakefront Arena, 6801 Franklin Ave., New Orleans, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

in Academics , Admission Accepted Students
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 […]

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New LSU Health Foundation Scholarships Website

LSU Health is excited to share the launch of the LSU Health Foundation’s new scholarship application website! The foundation fundraises from our generous donors to provide numerous scholarships each academic year for our students. Foundation scholarships are in addition to scholarships offered by the various schools of LSU Health, have specified criteria, and will be […]

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E-Cigarettes: A Public Health Threat, Not a Population Health Intervention

Rebekah E. Gee, MD, MPH, William R. Boles, BS, and Dean G. Smith, PhD Cigarette smoking is the single most deadly personal behavior in human history and remains a potent population health threat. Today in the United States, one in five deaths can be attributed to cigarette smoking. Recent models suggest that even if we […]

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Work-family spillover and depression: Racial differences among employed women

Published:December 17, 2020, by Elsevier Ltd The intersection of work and family life can be a source of burden (negative) and a source of growth (positive). Negative work-to-family and family-to-work spillover have been linked to poor mental health, while positive work-to-family and family-to-work spillover have been linked to improved health outcomes. Less is known about […]

in Academics , COVID19 , Publications , Research
LSU Health Conducts 1st Study on Neighborhood Deprivation & COVID in LA

Published: December 3, 2020, Journal PLOS ONE, https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0243028 New Orleans, LA –  A study by researchers at LSU Health New Orleans School of Public Health, believed to be the first study to investigate the role of neighborhood deprivation on COVID-19 in Louisiana, found that the more a neighborhood is deprived, the higher the risk for […]

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SPH J. Rock Visiting Scholar 2020 Dean Thomas LaVeist

LSUHSC School of Public Health John A. Rock, MD Visiting Scholar 2020 is Dr. Thomas LaVeist, Dean of the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Weatherhead Presidential Chair in Health Equity. We are honored to have this year’s SPH John A. Rock, MD Visiting Scholar for a virtual visit on November 11th, […]