Dr. Alan Kaye, Professor of Anesthesiology and Pharmacology, Toxicology and Neurosciences at LSUHS has been chosen as the 2022 recipient of the prestigious Racz Excellence Award by the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP) given to one physician annually.
With the revision of Permanent Memorandum-69, the LSU Board of Supervisors conferred Promotion and Tenure autonomy to each LSU campus with highest approval authority for Promotion and Tenure determinations residing with the Chancellor. In conjunction with this decision, each campus is to institute its own policy, which governs the Promotion and Tenure process.
We have also moved to a uniform electronic application format for Promotion and Tenure. CVs and information usually provided for Promotion and Tenure applications are now digital.
Our institution contracted with Sheila Chauvin, Phd, MEd for a series of professional development sessions that can be viewed on INSIDE LSUHS:
- Educational Program Evaluation: Part 1, Essential Elements and Best Practices
- Educational Program Evaluation: Part 2, Design, Implementation and Use
- Curriculum and Instruction: Design and Development
- Curriculum Evaluation: Design and Strategy Considerations
- Using Evaluation Results to Facilitate Continuous Program Improvement
- Strategies to Facilitate Successful Educational Change
Information in the field of research is continuously changing. Our Office of Research hosts monthly virtual workshops to share the latest in technology, trends, teaching, processes and funding. LSUHS faculty interested in attending should contact Dr. Wayne Orr for information.
Spotlighting Faculty Accomplishments
Sarah Thayer, MD, PhD was appointed to the LA Cancer and Lung Trust Fund Board by Governor John Bel Edwards, to determine policy for the Louisiana Tumor Registry and distribute state funds for cancer research.
LSU Health Shreveport has named Dr. James Morris as the inaugural Assistant Dean for Graduate Medical Education and Dr. Shane Barton as the inaugural Assistant Dean for Faculty Development.
Having served successfully as the interim chair since April 2021, Dr. David Kim has been selected as the Chairman of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery effective December 2021.
KTBS3 - After 14 years of service on the board of directors, American Physical Therapy Association as president, Sharon Dunn, Dean of the LSUHS School of Allied Health Professions, ends her tenure and second term as president of the organization with a long list of accomplishments.
Dr. Cherie-Ann Nathan was inducted as the newly installed President of Academic Departments of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery on November 13, 2021.
Oleg Chernyshev MD, Associate Professor of Neurology and Sleep Medicine at LSUHS, and Washington University Sleep Center teammates were named the winners of the AASM Change Agent People’s Choice Award for their proposed creation of a “Mobile Sleep Medicine Model.”
Dr. Paari Dominic performed the first phrenic nerve simulation in the state of Louisiana and the second in the Ark-La-Tex on November 10, 2021. The procedure, also known as diaphragmatic pacing, uses a surgically implanted device to contract the diaphragm rhythmically leading to improved breathing function in patients with respiratory insufficiency.
Diana Merendino, DPT, RRT, RRT-NPS, RPFT, FAARC; Assistant Dean of Academic and Student Affairs; and Associate Professor of Cardiopulmonary Science in the School of Allied Health Professions was honored with the prestigious Bill Lamb Exceptional Service in Mentoring and Volunteering Award for her 38 years of outstanding service to the profession.
Biz Magazine - Community Foundation of North Louisiana is excited to announce Dr. Wanda H. Thomas, Associate Dean of Admissions to their Board of Directors.
Bossier Press Tribune - Dr. Sarah Thayer, MD, PhD, FACS has been selected as the next Director of LSU Health Shreveport's Feist Weiller Cancer Center effective February 1, 2021. Dr. Thayer’s role as Director of the Feist-Weiller Cancer Center includes both a clinical leadership role with Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport and a research and medical education leadership role with LSU Health Shreveport.
Dr. Cherie Ann Nathan, Chair of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery at LSU Health Shreveport has been elected to the Board of Governors of the American Surgical Society for an initial three-year term ending at the conclusion of the 2023 Clinical Congress
The Greater Shreveport Chamber Business Development Connection honors a select group of local individuals at the ATHENA Leadership Award Program. This year includes honoree Dr. Suzanne Tinsley, Assistant Dean of Development for our School of Allied Health Professions.
The Center for Medical Education is more than just a building. We have reimagined our mission to TEACH. HEAL. DISCOVER. in order to propel LSU Health Shreveport into a new frontier of medical education and research for generations to come. Donor support is crucial to the success of the Center for Medical Education. Your investment will impact students and faculty today, continue LSU Health Shreveport's success for generations to come, and strengthen the economy of North Louisiana.