Respiratory Care Week is a full week, from October 25-31, that is set aside to acknowledge and appreciate hard-working Respiratory Therapists around the world.
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 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 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.
Dr. Ike Muslow was a giant among those who have advocated for and loved LSU Health Shreveport. He was still teaching during his last hospital stay and never ceased promoting every aspect of our health sciences center to include the School of Allied Health Professions where he received his physical therapy.
SAHP needs your help to make the Eat Right and Move community based program available to residents who need it the most! We need to raise $6,000 by October 15th to obtain the $50,000 grant from USA Today. Please consider giving to this worthy cause today!
LSUHS School of Allied Health Professions will admit the first class in May 2022 eliminating the need for Louisiana students to pursue this advanced degree in a high demand field out of state.
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