Dr. Edward Trapido Appointed as Dean of LSU School of Public Health

New Orleans, LA — Dr. Edward Trapido has been named the Dean of the Louisiana State University (LSU) School of Public Health by Chancellor Steve Nelson, MD. This appointment marks a significant milestone for the institution, as Dr. Trapido brings a wealth of experience and expertise to his new role. Dr. Trapido is a distinguished […]

Open faculty positions at LSUHSC School of Public Health. Be a part of a growing Cancer Center!

LSU Health New Orleans School of Public Health is recruiting now for individuals who want to be a part of a growing  Cancer Center in a state with some of the highest incidences, mortalities, cancer disparities, and social vulnerability in the country.  We are building a team of population scientists and community health scientists, who, […]

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LSU Health Policy Honors Medical Student Contributes to 3 Behavioral Health Reports During Her Fellowship at the ACAP

To fulfill requirements of the LSUHSC-NO Health Policy Honors Program, Margaret Richard completed an 8-week Policy Fellowship at the Association of Community Affiliated Plans (ACAP) in Washington, DC. ACAP is the national trade association which represents not-for-profit Safety Net Health Plans across the nation. During her tenure at ACAP, one of her assignments was to […]

LSUHSC Students Win Prestigious APHA Grant for Climate Change and Health Equity Event

We are thrilled to announce a significant achievement for our LSU Health Sciences Center (LSUHSC) community. Two of our dedicated students, Jessica Stein in the School of Public Health and Sarah Melton in the Graduate School, have secured a highly competitive grant from the American Public Health Association (APHA). Their remarkable accomplishment will pave the […]

Interim Associate Dean of Research

Dr. Qingzhao Yu is a professor of biostatistics at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center–New Orleans. She has more than 20 years of experience working as a biostatistician with scientists, researchers, and caregivers. She is currently a principal investigator (PI) for one R01 grant and one R15 grant. Dr. Yu is also a co-investigator for […]

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Hui-Yi Lin named Program Director of Biostatistics

Hui-Yi Lin, Ph.D., MS has been named Director of the Biostatistics Program at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences (LSUHSC) School of Public Health. She is a Professor of Biostatistics at LSUHSC and also serves as the Director of the Biostatistics & Bioinformatics Core at the Center for Translational Viral Oncology (CTVO), and as Co-Director […]

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Honoring 11 LSUHSC-NO Medical Students Graduating with an MD and Honors in Health Policy

A celebration lunch was held at Antoine’s Restaurant in New Orleans to honor the 11 students graduating with an MD and distinction of Honors in Health Policy. The Health Policy Honors Program at LSU Health Sciences Center-NO provides medical students the opportunity to spend 8 weeks as a policy fellow in Washington D.C. followed by […]

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, […]