The School of Allied Health Professions at LSUHS is in the midst of hosting 50 local high school students for interactive, hands-on experiences through the Allied Health Education and Discovery (AHEAD) program. AHEAD is a free, 5-day program allowing Louisiana high school students to participate in a week of education about the potential healthcare career paths available in the community.
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)
The Center of Academic Excellence for Patient Centered Rehabilitation (CAE-PaCeR) will establish an infrastructure to bring the relevant academic, research, and clinical programs of the School of Allied Health Professions (SAHP) into alignment around the purpose of the center: patient-centered rehabilitation in an academic culture of excellence for clinical learning, innovation, and collaboration. The benefit of this alignment will enhance our ability to prioritize available resources from philanthropic, grant, and clinical revenue sources toward strategic investments in teaching, research, and scholarships to best serve the needs of our students, patients, faculty, community, and the state of Louisiana. LEARN MORE
On Monday, May 23, the School of Allied Health Professions welcomed 113 new students across six programs: cardiopulmonary science, medical laboratory science, occupational therapy, physical therapy, physician assistant, and speech-language pathology.
The LSU Health Sciences Foundation of Shreveport hosted a Topping Out Ceremony celebrating the final structural beam being placed at the Center for Medical Education at LSU Health Shreveport on Wednesday, March 30. In addition, Ochsner LSU Health System announced an additional $8 million gift to the project.
The annual LSUHS School of Allied Health Professions (SAHP) Research Night event took place Thursday, March 17th, 2022. The SAHP Grants and Research Committee selected twenty two peer-reviewed research posters representing most of the programs in the school.
KPVI/KTBS - Sharon Dunn, dean of the School of Allied Health Professions at LSUHS said it takes a team approach involving doctors, pharmacists, psychologists and physical therapists to help a person get over an addiction. Sometimes the best intervention is prevention.
Family Day 2021
LSUHS School of Allied Health Professions welcomed families for a day to learn more about the programs, take a tour of the campus with hands-on activities and the opportunity to meet faculty and administration.
May, 2021 Orientation Day
LSUHS School of Allied Health Professions (SAHP) welcomed 124 new students in 6 different programs offering Bachelor, Master, and Doctorate degrees. Students entering these highly competitive programs had the opportunity to hear from LSUHS leadership and faculty, familiarize themselves with the campus, and meet new colleagues