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Geaux Bald 2017

Geaux Bald Shave Day

LSU Health Shreveport medical students, faculty and community members recently joined together to shave their heads for pediatric cancer research. The event raised over $42,000 for the St. Baldrick's Foundation, a volunteer-powered charity that funds more in childhood cancer research grants than any organization except the U.S. government. For more from the Shave Day, watch this video.

Content for March 17, 2017
Geaux Bald Shave Day
Happening Today & Tomorrow
Gumbo Cook-off at Great Raft
Autism Awareness Movie
On the Inside Deadline
Science Academy Students to be Honored
Health Fair on March 25
HPV Symposium
Grand Rounds
In the News
Click for Job Postings

Happening Today & Tomorrow

  • Match Day - Today in the BRI Atrium at 11am. Event will be live streamed on the LSU Health YouTube Channel.
  • Services for Dr. Robert Clawson - Mass on Saturday, March 18 at 10:30am at St Joseph's Catholic Church, 204 Patton, followed by a memorial service at 2:30pm at Forest Park Funeral Home, 1201 Louisiana Ave.

Gumbo Cook-off at Great Raft

Contact: cnugen@lsuhsc.edu

SHIP (Support for Humanitarianism through Intercontinental Projects) is holding a Gumbo Cook-off from 5 to 8pm Monday, April 3 at Great Raft Brewing. This student organization is committed to improving the quality of life of underprivileged populations by providing medical care and education, including medical students' annual trip to Kenya to provide care. Click here to purchase your pre-sale tickets for $20.


Autism Awareness Movie

Contact: vlurry@lsuhsc.edu

Life Animated

In observance of April's National Autism Awareness Month, LSU Health Children's Center is partnering with Robinson Film Center for a special screening of Life, Animated at 5:30pm Wednesday, April 5. The film is a coming-of-age story about an autistic boy and his family discovering how to express love, loss and kinship through Disney animated movies. The screening will include a panel discussion on "Autism Spectrum Disorder - Treatment Options" with LSU Health faculty members Dr. Adam Blancher, Dr. Michelle Yetman and Dr. Joseph Bocchini. Tickets are on sale now - click here to purchase online or call Robinson Film Center at 459-4122.


On the Inside Deadline

Contact: acaso1@lsuhsc.edu

Content for the On the Inside newsletter is due on March 30. Please send all news on honors, presentations, international outreach, publications, meetings and more to acaso1@lsuhsc.edu.


Science Academy Students to be Honored

Contact: SRober1@lsuhsc.edu

Caddo Parish elementary students will be honored at the Science Academy Recognition Ceremony at 10am Wednesday, March 22 at Sci-Port: Louisiana's Science Center. The Academy offers seven weeks of hands-on activities that focus on enhancing the math and science skills of students in grades K-6. Participating elementary schools include J.S. Clark, Shreve Island, Werner Park, North Caddo Elementary/Middle and Caddo Heights.


Health Fair on March 25

Contact: MVazqu@lsuhsc.edu

LSU Health is partnering with the MLK Health Center to offer a free Health Fair from 8 to 11am Saturday, March 25 at Paradise Baptist Church, located at 1706 Hollywood Ave. Faculty and students will assist in offering screenings for BMI, balance, strength, depression and more, as well as offer educational sessions on nutrition and exercise.


HPV Symposium

Contact: jespar@lsuhsc.edu

The HPV Symposium - An Active Learning Workshop - Human Papillomavirus Risk and Prevention - Protecting Future Generations will be held from 8am to 2:25pm March 25 in the LSU Health Shreveport Auditorium. The conference, worth 5.5 CME/CE credits, will provide up-to-date education on HPV and the role of persistent infection on cancer development. The event is free, including lunch, but space is limited and registration is required. Click here for more information on the symposium and to register now.


Grand Rounds

Grand Rounds recordings on the LSU Health Shreveport website are for informational purposes only and not for Continuing Medical Education Credit.


In the News

Contact: shvcommunications@lsuhsc.edu

  • KSLA, KTBS, KTAL, The Shreveport Times and Red River Radio covered the Geaux Bald Shave Day on March 10.
  • The Shreveport Times reported on recent faculty news, including the appointments of Dr. Shane Barton as Chairman of Orthopaedic Surgery and Dr. Glenn Mills as Interim Chairman of Medicine as well as Dr. Martin Sapp and Dr. Anil Nanda's recent presentation honors.
  • The Shreveport Times shared registration information on the upcoming Heart of Gold 5K.
  • Dr. Oleg Chernyshev provided sleep hygiene tips to the KTBS report on over-the-counter sleep aids.
  • Dr. Michelle Yetman explained the risks of co-sleeping with an infant on KSLA.

Click for Job Postings

Open positions at LSU Health Shreveport are posted every Monday and Wednesday and remain open seven days. For a look at this week's postings, click the link below or check out the job boards in the Administration Building.

www.lsuhscshreveport.edu/jobs



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