The Office for Academic Affairs for LSU Health Shreveport provides leadership and supports the educational and academic missions of the institution. The Associate Dean for Academic Affairs supervises and develops undergraduate medical curriculum which includes the Medical Curriculum Council and the Clinical Skills Center. The office also oversees faculty affairs including academic appointments, promotion and tenure, and faculty development for all members of the general medical faculty.

Goals and Objectives

Alan D. Kaye, MD, PhD, DABA, DABPM, DABIPP, FASA

Alan D. Kaye, MD, PhD, DABA, DABPM, DABIPP, FASA

Provost and Vice-Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Chief Academic Officer, Professor of Anesthesiology, Professor of Pharmacology, Toxicology and Neurosciences
Debbie Chandler, MD, MBA

Debbie Chandler, MD, MBA

Associate Dean for Student Affairs, Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology
Edward J. (EJ) Mayeaux, Jr., MD, DABFP, FAAFP, DABPM-CI

Edward J. (EJ) Mayeaux, Jr., MD, DABFP, FAAFP, DABPM-CI

Associate Vice Chancellor for Clinical Affairs, Senior Associate Dean for Education and Administration, Interim Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Professor of Family Medicine
Wanda Thomas, MD, FAAP

Wanda Thomas, MD, FAAP

Associate Dean for Admissions, Associate Professor of Pediatrics

 

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LATEST NEWS HIGHLIGHTS FOR LSU HEALTH SHREVEPORT

LSU Health Shreveport Receives Gift to Establish the Ronald B. George, MD Memorial Endowed CHEST Award

LSUHS has received a $25,000 gift to honor Dr. George’s legacy of dedication to the American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST) and the students, residents, and pulmonary fellows he trained as founder and chief of the Pulmonary and Critical Care Division at LSU Health Shreveport.

 
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The Louisiana Board of Regents has supported full five-year approval for the Louisiana Addiction Research Center (LARC) and Center for Emerging Viral Threats (CEVT), with the CEVT continuing to be a designated Center of Research Excellence. The Board of Regents approval follows unanimous approval of both centers by the LSU Board of Supervisors earlier this year. Both centers were previously granted provisional approval and applied for full center approval earlier this year.

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Thanks to LSU donors’ generosity, the university’s $1.5 billion Fierce for the Future Campaign reached $1,594,464,658 as of June 30, 2022, surpassing the campaign goal three years earlier than anticipated. The campaign, which publicly launched three years ago, united donors in support of every LSU campus, and at that time, was the largest fundraising campaign for higher education in the history of Louisiana.

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LSUHS Office for Diversity Affairs Receives 2022 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award

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.

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LSUHS Office for Diversity Affairs Receives 2022 STEM Award Inspiring Programs

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.

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LSU Health Shreveport School of Allied Health Professions Graduation held Saturday, August 13

Saturday, August 13, 2022, sixty-five LSUHS School of Allied Health Professions students graduated from their respective programs with a bachelor’s or master’s degree. The School of Allied Health Professions is comprised of eight academic programs, three post-professional residency programs for physical therapists who hold a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree, and three specialized clinics. 

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