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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 […]

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LSU Examines the Role of Social Ties after Deepwater Horizon

Dr. Ariane Rung, associate professor of epidemiology at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans, School of Public Health, is the lead author of an article published online ahead of print in Social Science and Medicine.  The article,  “Untangling the disaster-depression knot: The role of social ties after Deepwater Horizon”, discusses whether social capital and […]

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SOAR Featured in the Journal of Health Administration Education

The School of Public Health Student Organization for the Advancement of Research (SOAR) is Featured in the Journal of Health Administration Education SOAR is a student lead organization featured in the Fall 2016 issue of the Journal of Health Administration Education with the section Teaching Tips and Tools. Their article titled “The Student Organization for […]

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Dr. Peter Fos elected Vice-Chair of the Commission on Colleges’ Peer Review Advisory Board

Dr. Peter J. Fos, faculty in Health Policy Systems Management in the LSUHSC School of Public Health, was elected Vice-Chair of the Commission on Colleges’ Peer Review Advisory Board (PRAB) at the SACSCOC Annual Meeting in Atlanta. He has served as the representative for all institutions of higher learning in Louisiana on the Southern Association […]

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LSU Emeritus Professor Awarded International Association Honorary Membership

The International Association of Cancer Registries (IACR) presented an Honorary Membership award to Dr. Vivien Chen for her dedication, contributions, and leadership in the field of international cancer surveillance.  Dr. Chen was the North American representative and served on IACR Executive Board for 6 years. She was a member of the site visit team that […]

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“The risk for #WNV is much greater than for #zika in Louisiana,” Susanne Straif-Bourgeois, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor of Epidemiology at LSU SPH.

Following the devastating flooding in the central part of the state, which infectious disease should Louisianans fear more: Zika or West Nile virus? The answer, it seems, depends on whom you ask. On August 21, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Director Anthony Fauci, MD, told ABC’s “This Week” program that the Aedes […]