News from LSU Health Shreveport

Death of former School of Allied Health Profession's student Matt Rushing

It brings us great sorrow to share a tragedy within our family. Matt Rushing (Physical Therapy, Class of 2018) died last week as a result of a motor vehicle collision. He was married to one of our Physician Assistant graduates, Katie Johnson Rushing (Class of 2017), who currently works in our Family Medicine Department. They have precious twin baby boys, who are 1 year old. Katie's father, Dennis Johnson, works for Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport.

Visitation Service: Monday, June 7, 5:00-7:00 pm, Centuries Memorial Funeral Home, 8801 Mansfield Rd., Shreveport, LA

Funeral Service: Tuesday, June 8, 11:00 am, First Baptist Church, Keithville, 6295 Williams Rd, Keithville, LA

You can support the family by donating to "For the benefit of Katie Rushing" at Campus Federal Credit Union at our Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport Branch on the ground floor of the hospital, 318-415-2430.

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