LSUHS had 17 teams with 108 walkers come together to support the American Heart Association's research for heart disease and stroke. Dr. Stephen Bailey was named the #1 Walker out of 456 total walkers. It's not too late to donate!
Opinion Letter: Jay Murrell
However, under the able leadership and steady hand of Chancellor G. E. Ghali, who is not only a world renowned oral and maxillofacial surgeon who has performed innumerable lifesaving and life changing surgeries on patients across the globe, he is also an excellent administrator.
Sarahbeth Howes is a third year medical student, a childhood cancer survivor, a fitness enthusiast, and a tissue donor to the St. Jude Biorepository. Because of her ongoing contribution to the research conducted by the Pediatric Cancer Genome Project (PCGP), scientists are creating breakthroughs in our understanding of the genetic factors that directly influence rare childhood cancers.
KPVI - Parkinson's symptoms develop when nerve cell damage in the brain causes dopamine levels to drop. Dr. Richard Zweig, a neurologist at LSU Health Shreveport, said Parkinson’s appears to be caused by a combination of genetics and environmental factors.
Bossier Press - Bossier Chamber of Commerce presented the Chairman’s Award for Regional Impact to LSU Health Shreveport for their tireless work during the pandemic at their 73rd Annual Gala.
KEEL 101.7FM - The local medical community has stepped up on several fronts to battle COVID-19 on the front lines and in the lab. The Commission has approved the donation of as much as $1 million dollars for the Center for Excellence for Emerging Viral Threats (CEVT). This money will be used for a new building to expand the local medical school and for continued research.
Many children with ASD also require other therapies like speech, occupational, or physical therapy. The LSU Health Shreveport School of Allied Health Professions offers all of these services, relieving a heavy burden on families who typically receive these services from multiple providers.
Dr. Kevin Murnane with LSUHS is leading the charge in getting help to our medical workers battling mental health issues and suicide. Register for the LARC Mental Health Summit, a free virtual event on April 22, registration is required.
Today I salute the 368 full-time faculty doctors and 516 residents and fellows at LSU Health Shreveport as well as all doctors in our community – 70% of whom received all or a portion of their training at LSU Health Shreveport.
Louisiana Radio Network - Dr. G-E Ghali, LSUHS Chancellor, said rural areas lack specialists and many physicians are attracted to larger cities that offer higher salaries to help offset their student loan debt.