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

Promoting Student Wellness and Self-Care During COVID 19: The Role of Institutional Wellness

Frontiers in Psychiatry - Dr. Marie Vazquez Morgan, Asst. Vice Chancellor of Institutional Wellness shares, "LSUHS is committed to reducing student burnout by assessing and addressing the issues causing and fueling poor mental student health and by providing an academic environment that values wellness and self-care."

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Career Day for Medical Students
Career Day at LSU Health Shreveport gives medical students the opportunity to learn about the different specialties available to them. Each department had the chance to pitch their specialty to the students and students were able to talk with practicing doctors in order to learn more about the lifestyle and requirements for each profession
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LSUHS Researcher among team to win People’s Choice Award for American Academy of Sleep Medicine’s Change Agents Competition

Oleg Chernyshev MD, Associate Professor of Neurology and Sleep Medicine at LSUHS, and Washington University Sleep Center teammates were named the winners of the AASM Change Agent People’s Choice Award for their proposed creation of a “Mobile Sleep Medicine Model.”

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Academic Affairs