Many children with ASD also require other therapies like speech, occupational, or physical therapy. The LSU Health Shreveport School of Allied Health Professions offers all of these services, relieving a heavy burden on families who typically receive these services from multiple providers.
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: the Children’s Center which provides developmental and psychological testing and treatment for children, Mollie E. Webb Speech and Hearing Center which offers highly specialized speech and hearing care, and the Rehabilitation Clinic which provides state-of-the-art occupational, physical, and speech-language therapy.
PhD in Rehabilitation Science
Doctor of Occupational Therapy
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Master of Communication Disorders (Speech-Language Pathology)
Master of Occupational Therapy
Master of Physician Assistant Studies
Master of Public Health (Joint Degree with LSU Shreveport)
Dr. Suzanne Tinsley, Associate Professor of Physical Therapy at LSU Health Shreveport, was interviewed by the Simple Church radio broadcast in Shreveport, LA and shared information on COVID-19 recovery.
New York Times - St. Jude Hospital and Jared Isaacman, a billionaire entrepreneur, selected Hayley Arceneaux for a trip to orbit in a SpaceX capsule. Hayley survived bone cancer at age 10 and grew up to train as a Physician's Assistant at LSU Health Shreveport. Now she works with young cancer patients at St. Jude.
By now, the acronym COVID, which stands for coronavirus disease, is a seemingly normal part of daily conversation of almost anyone that has any connection to the modern world. However, few seem to really know much about one of the most critical healthcare professionals on the front lines of fighting the pandemic. It’s the respiratory therapist.
The School of Allied Health Professionals at LSU Health Shreveport has been awarded an $11,500 grant from the Noel Foundation, Inc. The grant was presented at a check presentation in front of the Noel Memorial Library this week, and was attended by members of the Noel Foundation Board of Directors.
2020 Allied Health Professions Graduation
Sixty (60) LSU Health Shreveport School of Allied Health Professions' students graduated with a bachelor's or master's degree from their respective programs: 2 Respiratory Therapy, 7 Medical Lab Sciences, 8 Communication Disorders (SLP), 1 Occupational Therapist, 6 Master of Public Health (MPH), 36 Physical Therapists. Congratulations to each of these graduates on their accomplishments and wish them all the best as they begin their careers! Commencement Program