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Media Meeeting

The State of LSU Health

Contact: lbabi6@lsuhsc.edu

Local media were invited to campus this week for a state of LSU Health meeting with Chancellor G. E. Ghali. It was Dr. Ghali's first opportunity to meet with members of the media since becoming chancellor. He laid out the challenges facing the health sciences center and his plans to ensure that the institution can continue its mission of patient care, education and research. For highlights from the event, watch this video.

Content for January 13, 2017
The State of LSU Health
Holiday Monday
Happening Next Week
FWCC Family Health Day
Mardi Gras Beads Needed
Gavins Appointment
Art from the Heart Submissions
On the Inside Deadline
Grand Rounds
In the News
Click for Job Postings

Holiday Monday

The LSU Health Schools of Medicine, Graduate Studies and Allied Health Professions will be closed for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday on Monday, January 16.


Happening Next Week

  • Library Holiday Hours - The Health Sciences Library will be open on Monday for the MLK Holiday from 9 am to 11 pm with reduced staff.
  • L Lot Bridge Closed - The bridge from L Lot will be closed on Monday, January 16 for maintenance.
  • Stalking Awareness Seminar - Wednesday, January 18 at noon in the Medical School Auditorium (1-400). A box lunch will be provided. Contact the SAVE Office at shvSAVE@lsuhsc.edu or call 318-813-SAVE to make your reservation!


FWCC Family Health Day

Contact: kstron@lsuhsc.edu

FWCC Family Health Day

February is National Cancer Prevention Month and on February 4, World Cancer Day, Feist-Weiller Cancer Center is hosting a Family Health Day. Free health screenings for colon cancer, prostate cancer, lung cancer, blood pressure, glucose checks and mammograms will be available for those who meet screening guidelines. Enjoy a free BBQ lunch, door prizes, Mardi Gras music and special children's activities along with health seminars and information on topics ranging from good breast health and nutrition for health and cancer prevention to smoking cessation and sickle cell anemia. Come out for food, fun and family health from 9 am to 1 pm on Saturday, February 4 at the Feist-Weiller Cancer Center. Call 318-813-1056 for more information.


Mardi Gras Beads Needed

Contact: kstron@lsuhsc.edu

Feist-Weiller Cancer Center needs Mardi Gras beads for their Family Health Day on February 4. The deadline for donations is Friday, February 3, but you can ensure there are enough beads to cover the event for both decorations and participants by dropping off your beads on the 4th floor of the FWCC as soon as possible.


Gavins Appointment

Felicity Gavins, PhD, Assistant Professor of Molecular and Cellular Physiology, has been named deputy chair of the British Pharmacological Society's International Advisory Group. The society is a London-based charity that works to promote and advance pharmacology in all forms, leading the way in research and pharmacology application around the world. The society has more than 3,500 members, representing scientists from more than 60 countries. For more on Dr. Gavins' appointment visit lsuhscshreveport.edu. Congratulations Dr. Gavins!


Art from the Heart Submissions

Contact: dwood6@lsuhsc.edu

Showcase your art in Art from the Heart hosted by the Health Sciences Library from March 13 through June 2, 2017. All faculty, staff and students are invited to exhibit their paintings, photos, jewelry and more. Visit art.lsuhsc.edu for more information and to complete the online entry form. Deadline is February 28!


On the Inside Deadline

Submissions for the next edition of On the Inside are due by March 31. Deadlines for future issues are June 30, September 29 and December 28. Send your information to Angela Cason, PR Coordinator, at acaso1@lsuhsc.edu.


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

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  • The $1.2 million gift for LSU Health from The Medical Center Clinics was mentioned on 710Keel.
  • FWCC's upcoming Family Health Day was promoted in the Shreveport Times.
  • The Shreveport Times, KTAL , KSLA and KTBS reported on Dr. Ghali’s State of LSU Health Shreveport presentation.
  • Red River Radio featured Dr. Michelle Yetman and Dr. Vikas Mehta in a repeat episode of Health Matters on sleep.

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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