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LSU Health Shreveport Receives Gift to Establish the Ronald B. George, MD Memorial Endowed CHEST Award

LSUHS has received a $25,000 gift to honor Dr. George’s legacy of dedication to the American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST) and the students, residents, and pulmonary fellows he trained as founder and chief of the Pulmonary and Critical Care Division at LSU Health Shreveport.

 
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Thanks to LSU donors’ generosity, the university’s $1.5 billion Fierce for the Future Campaign reached $1,594,464,658 as of June 30, 2022, surpassing the campaign goal three years earlier than anticipated. The campaign, which publicly launched three years ago, united donors in support of every LSU campus, and at that time, was the largest fundraising campaign for higher education in the history of Louisiana.

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LSUHS Office for Diversity Affairs Receives 2022 STEM Award Inspiring Programs

LSU Health Shreveport is proud to be one of the selected recipients of the 2022 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award given by INSIGHT to Diversity magazine. Each year, INSIGHT Into Diversity recognizes colleges, universities and organizations devoted to improving diversity, equity, and inclusion in STEM through cutting-edge programs, events and initiatives.

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LSU Health Shreveport School of Allied Health Professions Graduation held Saturday, August 13

Saturday, August 13, 2022, sixty-five LSUHS School of Allied Health Professions students graduated from their respective programs with a bachelor’s or master’s degree. The School of Allied Health Professions is comprised of eight academic programs, three post-professional residency programs for physical therapists who hold a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree, and three specialized clinics. 

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KSLA12 - Researchers and scientists who have been working with LSU Health Shreveport doctors to further their education finished out their summer program on Friday, July 29. Each of these students spent the past eight weeks practicing with with state-of-the-art equipment and resources under the leadership of their certified mentors and educators.

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The School of Allied Health Professions at LSUHS is in the midst of hosting 50 local high school students for interactive, hands-on experiences through the Allied Health Education and Discovery (AHEAD) program. AHEAD is a free, 5-day program allowing Louisiana high school students to participate in a week of education about the potential healthcare career paths available in the community.

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