Media Resources

The Office of Communications and Public Affairs 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. 

Covering Stories on Campus
Media crews are welcome on campus. Entering areas beyond lobbies of open buildings requires prior approval. Contact the Office of Communications and Public Affairs for assistance with access or to do any filming.

Name of Institution
LSU Health Shreveport is the preferred reference.

Logo Usage
Please refer to the LSUHS Brand Guidelines for proper use of our logos before using.

LSUHS logo


1501 Kings Highway
Shreveport, LA 71103

If you have a request regarding the hospital or a patient: 
If you are a member of the media and need to reach Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport Academic Medical Center in Shreveport or Ochsner LSU Health - Monroe Medical Center for an inquiry relating to a story involving a patient or the hospital, please contact Tina Callecod at or Linnea Allen 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. 

Communications & Public Affairs Team

Lisa Babin

Executive Director of Public Affairs, Communication 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.

Shelby McCarty, MSNPA

Public Relations Coordinator
Office: (318) 675-8789
Please contact Shelby if you have a media request or are interested in speaking with an expert for a story, would like to submit a news item to be shared via LSUHS communications channels, or have a question regarding LSUHS social media channels.

Megan Strecker, MBA

Research Communications Project Coordinator
Office: (318) 675-4166
Please contact Megan if you need information regarding research at LSU Health Shreveport.