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LSUHS awarded contract for K-12 COVID testing in 32 parishes

KTAL/KMSS - LSUHS was awarded one of three contracts in Louisiana to deliver FREE COVID-19 testing in kindergarten through twelfth grade (K-12) for the 2021-2022 school year. The agreement is in partnership with the Louisiana Department of Education (LDOE) and the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) with funding provided by the Center for Disease Control (CDC).

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LSUHS Postdoctoral Fellow receives Award from American Heart Association

Mabruka Alfaidi, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow in Pathology at LSU Health Shreveport, has been selected as a recipient of an American Heart Association Career Development Award. This prestigious award supports highly promising healthcare and academic professionals in the early years of their career by funding innovative research and training to assure the future success of the awardee as a cardiovascular independent scientist.

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LSUHS is involved in training Shreveport first responders in crisis intervention

KTBS 3 - The Shreveport Police Department and Fire Department leaders detailed the 40 hour mental health training that some first responders have completed so far with LSU Health Shreveport and Seedlinks Behavior Management. The goal is to prepare first responders to handle situations with people who are undergoing a mental health crisis.

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LSUHS awarded contract for K-12 COVID testing in 32 parishes

KTAL/KMSS - LSUHS was awarded one of three contracts in Louisiana to deliver FREE COVID-19 testing in kindergarten through twelfth grade (K-12) for the 2021-2022 school year. The agreement is in partnership with the Louisiana Department of Education (LDOE) and the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) with funding provided by the Center for Disease Control (CDC).

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LSUHS Postdoctoral Fellow receives Award from American Heart Association

Mabruka Alfaidi, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow in Pathology at LSU Health Shreveport, has been selected as a recipient of an American Heart Association Career Development Award. This prestigious award supports highly promising healthcare and academic professionals in the early years of their career by funding innovative research and training to assure the future success of the awardee as a cardiovascular independent scientist.

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LSUHS is involved in training Shreveport first responders in crisis intervention

KTBS 3 - The Shreveport Police Department and Fire Department leaders detailed the 40 hour mental health training that some first responders have completed so far with LSU Health Shreveport and Seedlinks Behavior Management. The goal is to prepare first responders to handle situations with people who are undergoing a mental health crisis.

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School of Allied Health Professions connects Louisiana high school students with health careers

The AHEAD program launched for the first time during the summer 2021 semester with 16 participants from several local high schools, including Caddo Magnet, Captain Shreve, C. E. Byrd, and Southwood. Students participated in full-day sessions of hands-on, interactive activities within each health care program.

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Dr. Cherie-Ann Nathan recipient of 2020 Margaret F. Butler Outstanding Mentor of Women in Head and Neck Surgery Award

Named in honor of Dr. Butler, the first woman chair of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery in the United States, this award recognizes individuals with significant impact and measurable outcomes in the mentorship of women in head and neck surgery. Dr. Nathan has had a great impact on the careers and lives of countless individuals in this specialty.

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