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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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LSU Health Shreveport receiving $9.4 million in funding to build its own water source

KTAL News - The Emergency Water Services Project will allow LSUHS to have access to its own water source. “This is an excellent and needed project for the LSU Health Shreveport campus," State Sentator Greg Tarver said. "The water system will help the campus to continue educating and serving the community, even in times of crisis.”

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LSUHS School of Medicine and Dillard University create medical school pipeline program

LSUHS School of Medicine and Dillard University have established a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for the Guaranteed Interview Program at LSU. The MOU represents the objective of each institution to increase the number of African American and Latinx students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in Louisiana who apply to the LSUHS School of Medicine.

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