The American Heart Association (AHA), the largest voluntary health organization fighting heart disease and other cardiovascular diseases, announces Dr. Steven Bailey, MD, MSCAI, MACP, FACC, as chair of the 2021Northwest Louisiana (NWLA) Heart Walk. He has been extremely active with the AHA as an advocate, educator, and fundraiser locally and in San Antonio prior to his move to Louisiana.
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.
The MOU represents the desire of both parties to increase the number of African American and Hispanic students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU’s) in Louisiana who apply to the LSU Health Shreveport School of Medicine. The goal is for these students to subsequently be accepted for admission and graduate from medical school.
Congratulations to the students selected for membership to the SAGE Honor Society for 2020-2021 academic year. The purpose of SAGE is to promote the amicable exchange of opinions between the student body and the faculty, with a view to the consistent betterment of the educational, medical, and scientific standards of the School of Medicine.
We congratulate our medical students, residents, fellows, faculty and alumni who were inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society in 2020 based on their achievements in medicine.
Dr. Steven R. Bailey, Chairman of Internal Medicine at LSUHS, has been named by the American College of Physicians (ACP) Awards Committee as a 2021 Mastership recipient. Dr. Bailey is only the fourth member of the LSU Health Shreveport faculty and one of only fifteen Louisiana physicians to have received this prestigious designation.
Krystle Trosclair, MS, PhD recently joined the LSU Health Shreveport Department of Neurosurgery as an Assistant Professor and was appointed Director of Neurosurgical Research in the Department of Neurosurgery at LSU Health Shreveport.
Clinical research by Dr. Judy King, Professor of Pathology at LSUHS, is featured on the cover of the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, regarding recent diagnosis and treatment of kidney ailment of a patient who tested positive for COVID-19.