Students and faculty of the School of Allied Health Professions spent Wednesday afternoon in service to the campus. The clean-up initiative gave both students and faculty an opportunity to enjoy the fall weather while improving the look of the campus.
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
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.
Jania Burns, currently enrolled in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program in the School of Allied Health Professions at LSUHS, was recognized as the 2020 recipient of the Louisiana Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (LAHPERD) Outstanding Future Professional Award.
The LSU Health Shreveport (LSUHS) / LSU Shreveport (LSUS) Master of Public Health Program has been named first in Louisiana and 27th in the nation on EduMed.org’s 2021 Most Affordable Online MPH Program ranking. Just 8 percent of U.S. postsecondary institutions earned a ranking position.
Hayley Arceneaux, a 2016 graduate of the Physician Assistant (PA) program in the School of Allied Health Professions at LSU Health Shreveport, is scheduled to become the youngest American in space on Thursday evening September 15. Arceneaux currently works as a physician assistant at St. Jude
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