Education News

LSU Health Shreveport and Grambling State University partner on Guaranteed Interview Program

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.

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MSRP Poster Session 2019 Group Photo

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.

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Wanda Thomas, MD

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."

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Dr. Stephan Witt to serve on editorial board for the Journal of Biological Chemistry

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).

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Temporal Bone Lab at LSU Health Shreveport

"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.

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Dr. Hugo Cuellar

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."

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