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Using Structural Equation Modeling to Assess Children’s Mental Health after the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

Structural equation modeling (SEM) combines the elements of factor analysis and path analysis to evaluate both measurement and structural models simultaneously. The measurement model correlates the observed indicators (manifest variables) to their latent constructs while the structural model examines the relationships between those formed latent variables. While SEM is commonly applied in social and behavioral […]

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.

Relationship between Overall Social Vulnerability & COVID-19 Incidence in Louisiana

Article featured in LSUHSC NEWSROOM on February 23, 2021 – Click here to read the article Published: January 20, 2021, in Frontiers in Public Health On March 9, 2020, the first presumptive COVID-19 case was reported in Louisiana. Throughout the Summer of 2020, Louisiana has remained an epicenter for COVID-19 in the United States with […]

Contributions of Histologic Subtypes Tumors to Early-Onset Colorectal Cancer Incidence Rates

Published: December 15, 2020, in ACP Online, ACP Journals, Annals of Internal Medicine Early-onset colorectal cancer (EOCRC) incidence rates (IRs) are rising, according to previous cancer registry analyses. However, analysis of histologic subtypes, including adenocarcinoma (the focus of CRC screening and diagnostic testing) and carcinoid tumors (which are classified as “colorectal cancer” in SEER [Surveillance, […]

New Publication: Principles for Population-Based Management

Dr. Peggy A. Honoré, Professor, LSU School of Public Health and School of Medicine, and Douglas M. LeBlanc, LSU School of Public Health Health Policy Systems Management 2017 graduate, are co-authors of the Public Health Finance chapter in the Fourth Edition of the Novick & Morrow’s Public Health Administration: Principles for Population-Based Management textbook. Mr. […]

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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 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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SPH alumnus Ruofei Du receives 2016 recognition award

School of Public Health alumnus Ruofei Du received staff recognition award for outstanding contributions to the mission of the UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center. Ruofei has been filling the gap between the commonly used statistical practices and the novel statistical methods in the UNM CCC. He studies all possible methods for a given study and tries […]

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SPH Alumni Amanda Arguello, RD, MPH provides tips for local parents on healthy lunches

Fox News Channel 8 interviews Registered Dietitian Amanda Arguello with LSU Health to address students get back into the routine of a typical school day.  She provided tips for a healthy lunch.