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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, […]

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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. […]

in COVID19 , Faculty
WebEx Congressional Briefing on COVID-19 with Lieutenant General Russel L. Honoré (Ret.)

On Friday, May 8, 2020, at 1 p.m. ET, the Committee will hold a virtual briefing for Members and a single staffer from each office with Lt. Gen. Russel Honoré, who led Joint Taskforce Katrina under President George W. Bush. The briefing will address the Trump Administration’s response to the coronavirus pandemic and lessons from […]

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Coronavirus/Covid-19: A Note from the LSU SPH Epidemiologists

I know there is much discussion and uncertainty about the threats posed by Coronavirus/Covid-19. Following are some recent and interesting epidemiologic papers on Coronavirus. These papers are some of Dr. Straif-Bourgeois’s favorite reads right now. (Dr. Straif-Bourgeois‘s expertise is Infectious Disease Epidemiology and she is faculty in Epidemiology at the LSU School of Public Health.) […]

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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 […]

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LSU School of Public Health and Partners Monitor the I-10 Environment with Phillis Wheatley Students

This summer, Dr. Adrienne Katner, Assistant Professor at LSU School of Public Health (SPH) and researcher Aubrey Gilliland, MPH, took fourth grade students from Phillis Wheatley Community School to collect water samples from faucets along the Lafitte Greenway, and to monitor traffic-associated air and soil pollutants along New Orleans’ Claiborne Avenue corridor. Students also participated […]

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LSU: Continuity of Outpatient Care and Avoidable Hospitalization: a Systematic Review

Continuity of care (COC) is a core element of primary care, which has been associated with improved health outcomes. Hospitalizations for ambulatory care sensitive conditions (ACSCs) are potentially preventable if these conditions are managed well in the primary care setting. The team of researchers, including from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center School of Public Health, Dr. […]