KTAL6 - LSUHS Vice Chancellor of External Affairs and Chief of Staff has been recognized as a finalist in the "remarkable influential women" by Nexstar Media. The initiative is to honor the influence women have had on public policy, social progress and the quality of life.
Honors and Awards News
KEEL Radio - In honor of Women's History Month, Dr. Markey Pierre, LSUHS Vice Chancellor of External Affairs and Chief of Staff, included in a list of Shreveport's 18 most powerful women.
Dr. Bharat Guthikonda, Chairman of Neurosurgery at LSUHS, was included in a published list of 10 spine surgeons who have made a positive impact on their organizations and the specialty. He has special interests in skull base research, brain aneurysms, brain tumors and arteriovenous malformations.
Dr. Toni Thibeaux honored at the 35th Shreveport - Bossier - Desoto African American Awards Banquet on February 11, 2023 for her significant contributions to recruitment of underrepresented minority students in medicine.
Benjamin K. Mizell, MD, an anesthesiologist with a proven track record of leading major Mass Eye and Ear initiatives including its electronic medical record integration, has been named chief of Anesthesia at Mass Eye and Ear. Dr. Mizell is a graduate of the LSU Health Shreveport School of Medicine.
September 30, 2022 was Sleep Medicine Day at LSUHS in honor of Dr. Andrew L. Chesson, Jr. which included a Grand Rounds lecture by Dr. Chesson followed by the Sleep Medicine Center naming ceremony.
Newswise - Sarah Thayer, MD, PhD, Director of the Feist-Weiller Cancer Center at LSUHS, was elected as a new board member of the Association of American Cancer Institutes during the AACI/CCAF Annual Meeting, October 2-4.
Bossier Press - On Thursday, September 22 at LSU Health Sciences Foundation An Evening for Healers event, Dr. Terry Davis was named this year’s Community Hero. For over 35 years, she has investigated the impact of patient literacy on health with more than 150 publications related to health communications.
LSUHS Foundation - Formal investiture ceremony held for Elizabeth Disbrow, PhD as inaugural holder of the Noel Foundation, Inc. Endowed Professorship Honoring Dr. Robert C. Leitz, III in Parkinson’s Disease Research at the Center for Brain Health on October 3, 2022.
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.