The MOU represents the desire of both parties to increase the number of African American and Hispanic students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU’s) in Louisiana who apply to the LSU Health Shreveport School of Medicine. The goal is for these students to subsequently be accepted for admission and graduate from medical school.
The new Clinical Informatics Fellowship represents the subspecialist of all medical specialties transforming healthcare by analyzing, designing, implementing, and evaluating information and communication systems to improve patient care.
Krystle Trosclair, MS, PhD recently joined the LSU Health Shreveport Department of Neurosurgery as an Assistant Professor and was appointed Director of Neurosurgical Research in the Department of Neurosurgery at LSU Health Shreveport.
LSUHS School of Allied Health Professions will admit the first class in May 2022 eliminating the need for Louisiana students to pursue this advanced degree in a high demand field out of state.
We extend our deepest condolences to Dr. Gary Booker’s family. He was a valued faculty member who will be missed by all. Read more for information on memorial services planned for September 10th.
LSU Health Shreveport announces the creation of three new endowed scholarships and two new endowed professorships. Private donations of $360,000 will be combined with $140,000 in matching funds from the Louisiana Board of Regents Support Fund to create these endowments.
Chancellor Ghali shares, "I am pleased to announce that Dr. Wanda Thomas has been selected as the new Assistant Dean for Admissions for the School of Medicine replacing Dr. Scott Kennedy who recently retired to begin enjoying his well-deserved retirement."
Dr. Stephan N. Witt, professor and chairman of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, has been invited by the Editor and Associate Editors of the Journal of Biological Chemistry to continue on JBC’s editorial board for another five-year term (January 1, 2021 to December 31, 2025).
"Developing a state-of-the-art temporal bone lab positions LSU Health Shreveport to invigorate residency training for our residents and fellows to hone their skills prior to operating on patients. I am grateful to Stryker for their commitment to resident education" shares, Cherie-Ann Nathan, MD, FACS, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Department Chair.
Chancellor Ghali shares, "I am pleased to share that Hugo Cuellar, MD, PhD, MBA, DABR has been named the permanent Chairman of the Department of Radiology. Dr. Cuellar has served in an exemplary manner as the interim chair since October 1, 2019 demonstrating his passion, compassion and intellectual strength as an educator, clinician and researcher."