Academic Affairs

The Office of Academic Affairs for the LSU Health Shreveport School of Medicine provides leadership and supports the educational and academic missions of the medical school. The Associate Dean for Academic Affairs supervises and develops undergraduate medical curriculum which includes the Medical Curriculum Council and the Clinical Skills Center. The office also oversees faculty affairs including academic appointments, promotion and tenure, and faculty development for all members of the general medical faculty.

Goals and Objectives

Alan D. Kaye, MD, PhD, DABA, DABPM, DABIPP, FASA

Alan D. Kaye, MD, PhD, DABA, DABPM, DABIPP, FASA

Provost and Vice-Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Chief Academic Officer, Professor of Anesthesiology, Professor of Pharmacology, Toxicology and Neurosciences
Debbie Chandler, MD, MBA

Debbie Chandler, MD, MBA

Associate Dean of Student Affairs, Associate Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology,
Edward J. (EJ) Mayeaux, Jr., MD, DABFP, FAAFP, DABPM-CI

Edward J. (EJ) Mayeaux, Jr., MD, DABFP, FAAFP, DABPM-CI

Associate Vice Chancellor for Clinical Affairs, Senior Associate Dean for Population Health and Primary Care, Professor of Family Medicine
Wanda Thomas, MD, FAAP

Wanda Thomas, MD, FAAP

Associate Dean of Admissions, Associate Professor of Pediatrics

 

CLINICAL SKILLS CENTER

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SURGICAL SKILLS LABORATORY

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AWARDS AND RECOGNITION

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LATEST NEWS HIGHLIGHTS FOR SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

Dr. Cherie-Ann Nathan recipient of 2020 Margaret F. Butler Outstanding Mentor of Women in Head and Neck Surgery Award

Named in honor of Dr. Butler, the first woman chair of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery in the United States, this award recognizes individuals with significant impact and measurable outcomes in the mentorship of women in head and neck surgery. Dr. Nathan has had a great impact on the careers and lives of countless individuals in this specialty.

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LSUHS School of Medicine and Dillard University create medical school pipeline program

LSUHS School of Medicine and Dillard University have established a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for the Guaranteed Interview Program at LSU. The MOU represents the objective of each institution to increase the number of African American and Latinx students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in Louisiana who apply to the LSUHS School of Medicine.

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Student SPOTLIGHT

Sarahbeth Howes is a third year medical student, a childhood cancer survivor, a fitness enthusiast, and a tissue donor to the St. Jude Biorepository. Because of her ongoing contribution to the research conducted by the Pediatric Cancer Genome Project (PCGP), scientists are creating breakthroughs in our understanding of the genetic factors that directly influence rare childhood cancers.

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