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.



1501 Kings Highway
Shreveport, LA 71103

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.

Megan Strecker, MBA

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

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.