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LSU SPH: Be Safe Celebrating Thanksgiving

From the LSU Health Sciences School of Public Health we wish everyone a safe and meaningful Thanksgiving celebration. The LSU School of Public Health will be closed Thursday, November 26th and Friday, November 27th in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. We will reopen on Monday, November 30th for regular business. We recommend that everyone review […]

Dr. Phillippi Appointed to LA Governor’s Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention Advisory Board

Dr. Stephen Phillippi, the Chair of the Behavioral and Community Health Sciences and Director of the Institute for Public Health and Justice at the LSU School of Public Health, was appointed by the Governor John Bel Edwards to the Louisiana Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Advisory Board. His appointment is effective July 2021, and stems […]

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Kendra Scott Teams Up with SPH LBCHP

Meet Hilary Wetmore Bordelon, of Kendra Scott, and Learn How Buying Bling Can Benefit Breast Cancer Awareness Kendra Scott jewelry has teamed up with our very own Louisiana Breast & Cervical Health Program to help provide funding for cancer screenings through the Kendra Scott Breast Cancer Research Fund!  When you shop in store or online […]

Oct. Issue AJPH, Hurricane Katrina 15 Years After: Special Section by LSUHSC SPH

The October issue of the American Journal of Public Health is now online and it includes a Special Section on Hurricane Katrina 15 Years After. This Special Section was a collaboration between the LSU Health School of Public Health, Tulane School of Public Health, Louisiana Public Health Institute, and a few other partners in New […]

ASPPH: This is Public Health Virtual Fair September 16th

Louisiana State University’s School Public Health in New Orleans is participating in Association of Schools & Programs of Public Health (ASSPH) Virtual Fair. This FREE event takes place Wednesday, September 16th, 2020, between 9 am/CT– 5pm/CT. Click here to view our schedule for this fair. This ASSPH Virtual Fair allows you to connect in real-time […]

Will Hurricane Laura’s evacuations, recovery efforts be fertile ground for spread of coronavirus?

BY JEFF ADELSON | Staff writer Published in nola.com, Aug 29, 2020 at 9:00 am | Updated Aug 29, 2020 at 8:17 pm There could be another layer to the pain, suffering and destruction wrought by Hurricane Laura this year: the toll the still-active coronavirus pandemic will take. The mass evacuations that preceded the devastating […]

The Relationship of Diabetes and COVID-19 – A Health Disparity

Published in Diabetes Complications, 2020 Volume 4 | Issue 1, May 2020 Featured in ASPPH Friday Letter— COVID-19 Coverage, May 15, 2020 Dr. Peggy Honoré, Professor, LSUHSC School of Public Health and School of Medicine collaborated with Dillard University’s Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Center and College of Nursing on COVID-19 research focused on […]

Wellness, Health & Prevention: Mobile Mindfulness Meditation Intervention Among Women

Feasibility and Acceptability of a Mobile Mindfulness Meditation Intervention Among Women: Intervention Study Published on 02.06.20 in Vol 8, No 6 (2020): June in JMIR mHealth and uHealth Traditional mindfulness-based stress reduction programs are resource intensive for providers and time- and cost-intensive for participants, but the use of mobile technologies may be particularly convenient and […]

Racism is a Public Health Crisis

Statement from the Association of Schools & Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) & the LSU School of Public Health Racism is a public health crisis. ASPPH stands with those fighting to eradicate systemic racism and injustices. We cannot have a healthy world without a just world. As a public health community, we must stand together […]

Passing of Dr. Raoult Ratard

The LSU School of Public Health Epidemiology Department is saddened to announce the passing of State Epidemiologist and Epidemiology adjunct faculty member Dr. Raoult Ratard. Dr. Ratard developed our first Infectious Disease Epidemiology course in the Fall of 2005 while he was still working in the State’s Emergency Operation Center due to Hurricanes Katrina and […]