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Four thousand three hundred (4300) doses of the Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine will be available during the twelve-lane vaccination clinic to be held at the Brookshire Grocery Arena located at 2400 Century Link Center Drive from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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Hayley Arceneaux - St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

New York Times - St. Jude Hospital and Jared Isaacman, a billionaire entrepreneur, selected Hayley Arceneaux for a trip to orbit in a SpaceX capsule. Hayley survived bone cancer at age 10 and grew up to train as a Physician's Assistant at LSU Health Shreveport. Now she works with young cancer patients at St. Jude.

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COVID-19 variants

KTBS3 -  A researcher at LSU Health Shreveport has co-authored a study about seven new variants of the COVID-19 virus that appear to have originated in the U.S. The variants appear to have originated in the U.S. But Jeremy Kamil, associate professor of microbiology and immunology at LSUHS, said it is not a cause for panic.

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Senator Bill Cassidy, Louisiana

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) today announced the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is awarding $4,617,645 to Louisiana State University (LSU) Health Shreveport and LSU and Agricultural and Mechanical (LSU and A&M) College Baton Rouge under the pharmacology, physiology, and biological chemistry research program.

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hand holding vaccine vial

Four thousand three hundred (4300) doses of the Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine will be available during the twelve-lane vaccination clinic to be held at the Brookshire Grocery Arena located at 2400 Century Link Center Drive from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Read More about LSU Health Shreveport and Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport partner to bring first large-scale vaccination clinic to Bossier City this weekend (opens in new window/tab)
Hayley Arceneaux - St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

New York Times - St. Jude Hospital and Jared Isaacman, a billionaire entrepreneur, selected Hayley Arceneaux for a trip to orbit in a SpaceX capsule. Hayley survived bone cancer at age 10 and grew up to train as a Physician's Assistant at LSU Health Shreveport. Now she works with young cancer patients at St. Jude.

Read More about LSUHS Alumna and St. Jude cancer survivor represents ‘hope’ aboard Inspiration4, world’s first all-civilian space flight (opens in new window/tab)
COVID-19 variants

KTBS3 -  A researcher at LSU Health Shreveport has co-authored a study about seven new variants of the COVID-19 virus that appear to have originated in the U.S. The variants appear to have originated in the U.S. But Jeremy Kamil, associate professor of microbiology and immunology at LSUHS, said it is not a cause for panic.

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Senator Bill Cassidy, Louisiana

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) today announced the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is awarding $4,617,645 to Louisiana State University (LSU) Health Shreveport and LSU and Agricultural and Mechanical (LSU and A&M) College Baton Rouge under the pharmacology, physiology, and biological chemistry research program.

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Drug, Alcohol, Tobacco Use at a Young Age Can Cause Premature Heart Problems

People who start using substances at a younger age have worse health outcomes over the long term, which requires “a nationwide education campaign on the potential long-term damage being done to the cardiovascular system in patients with substance use disorders,” writes Dr. Anthony Orr, Director of Center of Excellence for Cardiovascular Diseases and Sciences at LSUHS.

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Dr. G.E. Ghali to speak at National Forum on COVID-19 Vaccine

We are proud to announce that on February 24, 2021, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM EST Dr. G.E. Ghali, Chancellor for LSU Health Shreveport has been invited to be part of a panel of four people on one of the Town Hall Sessions on the topic of Building Bridges between Public Health and Healthcare Systems to Ensure Equitable Vaccination.

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Dr. Sarah Thayer, MD, PhD, FACS selected as the next Director of Feist-Weiller Cancer Center

Bossier Press Tribune - Dr. Sarah Thayer, MD, PhD, FACS has been selected as the next Director of LSU Health Shreveport's Feist Weiller Cancer Center effective February 1, 2021. Dr. Thayer’s role as Director of the Feist-Weiller Cancer Center includes both a clinical leadership role with Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport and a research and medical education leadership role with LSU Health Shreveport.

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LSUHS COVID-19 Community Vaccine Site Receives Visit & Thank You from Governor John Bel Edwards

Governor John Bel Edwards visited Louisiana’s first mass community vaccine clinic to see firsthand just how well the community effort involving LSU Health Shreveport faculty, students and staff, Region 7 Office of Public Health, Louisiana National Guard, BPCC nursing students, CHRISTUS Shreveport-Bossier Health System and Willis-Knighton Health System is working

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