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. 


 

Our Clinics

Center of Academic Excellence for Patient Centered Rehabilitation

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 centerpatient-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

   

LATEST ALLIED HEALTH PROFESSIONS NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

Demand for respiratory therapists increases as COVID-19 cases rise

KSLA - LSU Health Shreveport is looking for students to meet the need for respiratory therapists. Dr. Tim Gilmore, Professor of Cardiopulmonary Science, shared “We need more good, qualified applicants therefore we can have larger classes to fulfill the community need. Currently the need for respiratory therapists is unprecedented.”

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School of Allied Health Professions connects Louisiana high school students with health careers

The AHEAD program launched for the first time during the summer 2021 semester with 16 participants from several local high schools, including Caddo Magnet, Captain Shreve, C. E. Byrd, and Southwood. Students participated in full-day sessions of hands-on, interactive activities within each health care program.

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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.

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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

School of Allied Health Professions

School of Allied Health Professions

School of Allied Health Professions