The research of Lynn Harrison, PhD, Professor of Molecular and Cellular Physiology at LSUHS, was selected by NASA’s Space Biology Program as one of three space biology proposals to prepare for future research on the surface of the moon.
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We are educating and training the next generation of health care professionals and scientists who will continue our proud legacy of innovative and lifesaving healthcare and cutting-edge medical research. As one of only one hundred forty academic medical centers (AMC) in the nation, LSU Health Shreveport is a revered treasure in a community that fought decades for its creation. Learn more about our Student Achievement.
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LSU Health Shreveport currently offers 43 fully accredited residency and fellowship programs. More than 5,000 residents and fellows have trained at our institution over the years. Upon completion of postgraduate training at LSU Health Shreveport, residents and fellows will have received the best possible training and be able to successfully provide exceptional patient care.
OUR LATEST ...
Hosted by the LSU Health Sciences Shreveport Foundation, the much anticipated Evening for Healers fundraiser was held on Thursday, September 9th. The event honored local physicians, healthcare professionals, and first responders who dedicate their lives to saving others.
Hayley Arceneaux, a 2016 graduate of the Physician Assistant (PA) program in the School of Allied Health Professions at LSU Health Shreveport, is scheduled to become the youngest American in space on Thursday evening September 15. Arceneaux currently works as a physician assistant at St. Jude
Forum - The decision to breastfeed is a big one, as well as a personal one, with many factors to consider. Breastfeeding is a natural process, and research has shown there are many health benefits of breastfeeding for both baby and mom, shares LaTasha Upton, Associate Professor of OB/GYN at LSUHS.
The U.S. is in the grips of an epidemic of drug overdose deaths. Stemming the tide of this crisis is a massive undertaking for the nation’s scientific and health-care communities. The Louisiana Addiction Research Center (LARC) at LSUHS leads a multidisciplinary effort to study and understand the impact of substance use on our citizens.
KTBS - Six dental residents are at work through the LSU Health Shreveport General Practice Residency program to help communities that need more dental services. The residency program, which started on June 1, is a collaborative effort with the David Raines Community Health Center and Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport.
KSLA - LSU Health Shreveport is looking for students to meet the need for respiratory therapists. Dr. Tim Gilmore, Professor of Cardiopulmonary Science, shared “We need more good, qualified applicants therefore we can have larger classes to fulfill the community need. Currently the need for respiratory therapists is unprecedented.”
151 new medical students arrived on campus last week. The School of Medicine Freshman Orientation provided incoming students with the foundation to begin their training as doctors. Students toured the campus, covered financial aid options, discussed safety protocol, and were introduced to the Medical Academic Societies.
KTAL/KMSS - LSUHS was awarded one of three contracts in Louisiana to deliver FREE COVID-19 testing in kindergarten through twelfth grade (K-12) for the 2021-2022 school year. The agreement is in partnership with the Louisiana Department of Education (LDOE) and the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) with funding provided by the Center for Disease Control (CDC).
Patch.com - "The CURIOUS program is such a great experience for our students as it allows them to think critically and systematically about science, thus creating new knowledge," said Dr. Scott Chirhart, professor of biology at Centenary. "It's science in action."
Shreveport-Bossier has so much to offer that you have to experience it. In partnership with our local S-B Convention & Tourist Bureau, we have some videos to share that only begin to tell the story of all there is to see and do in Northwest Louisiana. We hope you will choose LSU Health Shreveport as your place for learning, working and living!