We are saddened to share the news of the recent passing of two former School of Graduate Studies faculty members. The work of Dr. Dunn and Dr. Reed will live on through the countless students and post-docs that they taught throughout their careers. We extend our deepest sympathy to their families during this difficult time.
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.
CLINICAL SKILLS CENTER
SURGICAL SKILLS LABORATORY
AWARDS AND RECOGNITION
Bossier Press - LSU Health Shreveport students Zachary Connelly, Ross Rieger and Evan Falgoust are the student founders behind Guise Medical, winning 1st place in the J Terrell Brown Venture Challenge for their patented MED-pal device with an $18,000 award.
Bossier Press - Fortune, the American business magazine, recently named LSU Health Shreveport’s Master of Public Health (MPH) program fourth in the nation in its first-ever MPH program ranking. The MPH program is a collaborative effort between LSU Shreveport and LSU Health Shreveport.
KTBS3 - LSUHS and BRF’s Center for Molecular Imaging and Therapy are partnering to bring a national Alzheimer’s disease study to the area. The study is for patients with mild cognitive impairment and dementia with a focus on minority populations in underserved areas.
The Biomechanics Lab compares different surgical techniques side-by-side, with the goal of getting people back to work and athletes back to sport sooner. Dr. Giovanni Solitro, lab director, shares, “What I really love about this work is that it allows us to be protagonists. We can bring more innovation to the patient.”
Graduate Student Appreciation Week was a week long celebration of our students in the School of Graduate Studies and included a Town Hall, along with wellness and social events.