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The Office of Public Affairs and Communications oversees all internal and external communications for LSU Health Shreveport which is comprised of three professional schools, graduate medical education and research.  We welcome the opportunity to work with members of the media to help share our mission of teaching, healing, and discovering through stories that connect with our community.  

If you are interested in interviewing a LSU Health Shreveport physician, researcher or student, covering an event, learning more about our research initiatives and their impact, or have any general information need, please send your inquiry to one of our team members below. 

Lisa Babin

Executive Director of Public Affairs, Communications and Development
Office: 318-675-8769 
Please contact Lisa if you are interested in scheduling an interview with an expert for a story or have a question relating to LSU Health Shreveport communication channels, government affairs, logos and branding, sponsorships, or fundraising donations and gifts.

Jazmin Jernigan

Jazmin Jernigan

Public Relations Coordinator
Office: 318-675-8789
Please contact Jazmin if you are interested in scheduling an interview with an expert for a story, have a question relating to a potential story, Mini Medical School, social media, publications, the internal weekly newsletter, or if you need to obtain photo and video assets.

If you are a member of the media and need to reach the Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport Academic Medical Center in Shreveport or the Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport Monroe Medical Center for an inquiry relating to a story involving a patient or the hospital, please contact Tina Martinez at

If you need to verify post-graduate training: 
Please submit verification requests to the Graduate Medical Education office via fax to (318) 675-5069, or by mail to Attn: Graduate Medical Education, 1501 Kings Hwy., Shreveport, LA 71103.

If you are a patient
For questions including: hospital visiting hours, medical records, directions to the hospital or clinic, scheduling an appointment, accepted insurance, billing or financial assistance, please call Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport Customer Service at 318-626-0000 or visit to determine the best contact number. 

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