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Crime Lab

Crime Lab Grand Opening

The North Louisiana Crime Lab (NLCL) celebrated its grand opening on November 14 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The opening of the NLCL provides a spacious and state-of-the-art facility for collaboration with LSU Health Shreveport. Click here to learn more about LSU Health's partnership with the NLCL.

Content for November 17, 2017
Crime Lab Ground Opening
Happening Tomorrow
Thanksgiving Holiday
Chancellor's Update
Active Shooter Training
National Philanthropy Day Award Recipients
Win a VIP Study Room!
Meditation Class
Toy Drive
Tots to Teens Clinic Anniversary
Reach Out and Read Book Drive
Ornament Fundraiser
Graduate Studies Fundraiser
Loving Solutions Open House
Global Health Night
Mudbugs Weekend
FWCC Fall Seminar
Bioentrepreneurism Seminar Series
Bioethics Conference
Social Media Identity Monitoring
New PR Coordinator
Grand Rounds
In the News
Click for Job Postings

Happening Tomorrow

  • Affordable Care Act Enrollment Assistance, 10am – 3pm, The Highland Center at 520 Olive Street.

Thanksgiving Holiday

LSU Health Shreveport will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, November 23, and Friday, November 24. The Library will close at 5pm on Wednesday, November 22, and will remain closed through Friday, November 24. Regular hours will resume on Saturday, November 25 at 9am.

There will not be an e-newsletter next week. Enjoy your holiday!


Chancellor's Update

Chancellor

Faculty and staff are invited to attend one of the Chancellor's Update sessions to ask questions and get the latest LSU Health Shreveport news directly from Dr. Ghali. Each session will last 30-45 minutes. Submit any questions and concerns in advance to http://bit.ly/chancellorupdate.


Active Shooter Training

Contact: mstrou@lsuhsc.edu

The Safety Office and the University Police Department will hold active shooter training sessions on November 28, 29, and 30, with the one-hour training offered at 10am and 2pm in the Medical School Auditorium (1-400) on those dates. This informative training for all employees and students will address how to prepare for an active shooter and how to respond to such events on campus.


National Philanthropy Day Award Recipients

Phlianthropy

Kevin Flood and Susan Moffitt receive awards at The Association for Fundraising Professionals of North Louisiana's National Philanthropy Day.

LSU Health Shreveport extends heartfelt congratulations to two top award recipients at National Philanthropy Day held on November 15. They are Kevin Flood, President of the LSU Health Foundation, who was recognized as the Outstanding Fundraising Professional, and Susan Moffitt as the Outstanding Fundraising Volunteer. Susan served as the 2017 Chairman of Evening For Healers securing over $100,000 in new sponsorships. Susan and her family have a long history of support for LSU Health Shreveport.


Win a VIP Study Room!

Contact: ddugga@lsuhsc.edu

The Health Sciences Library is giving away one private VIP study room to a lucky student for one week. To enter, send an email to shlibref@lsuhsc.edu with the Subject line: "I want to win a Room" before 9am, Wednesday, November 22. One winner will be randomly selected at 9am on November 22. The winner can choose the week and the room!


Meditation Class

Contact: abened@lsuhsc.edu

Join us for the final "Meditation to Practice Mindfulness for Healing Professionals" class of 2017, Tuesday, November 21 from noon to 1pm in BRI Room F8-42 (8th floor near the atrium elevators). All faculty, students, and staff are invited to attend this one-hour class led by Dr. Allen Barnes, Clinical Assistant Professor. For more information, please call or email Angela Benedetto at: 813-2073 or abened@lsuhsc.edu.


Toy Drive

Contact: ecummi@lsuhsc.edu

Toy Drive

It's time for the Holiday Toy Drive! If you are out holiday shopping, please consider a gift for the Toy Drive benefitting Caddo Heights Elementary School. Gifts are needed for boys and girls ages 3-10 years old. Toys should be new and unwrapped, and can be dropped off in Room 1-201 or in designated collection bins. Last day for toy drop-off will be Monday, December 18.


Tots to Teens Clinic Anniversary

The Tots to Teens Pediatric Center celebrated its five year anniversary last week. The clinic, a joint venture between LSU Health Shreveport and Willis Knighton, is the first of its kind in the area. The clinic will also participate in the Reach Out and Read program that brings books to children to promote a love of reading. To see more from the anniversary celebration, click here.


Reach Out and Read Book Drive

Contact: amcke6@lsuhsc.edu

Book Drive

The Pediatric Interest Group's Annual Book Drive for Reach Out and Read has started! Donate new or very gently used children's books at one of the following locations: Ground Floor Elevator Bank by WOW Cafe, First Floor Elevator Bank at King's Hwy Entrance, First Floor Auditorium, Fourth Floor Lecture Hall, Eighth Floor Lecture Hall, Allied Health Building - First Floor Elevator Banks, and University Health Cafeteria.

Make a monetary donation through www.lsuhsfoundation.org/ROR or via Venmo.com @ PIG-PIG. For every $25 raised, 10 books will be purchased, which will provide one child with a book at each well-child visit from 6 months to 5 years of age. All donations of any amount help! For more information on LSU's Reach Out and Read Program, check out our website!


Ornament Fundraiser

Contact: bthill@lsuhsc.edu

Ornaments

The Physician Assistant program is hosting a Christmas ornament fundraiser. Ornaments are $15 each or two for $25. To purchase, email Bailey Thibodeaux at bthill@lsuhsc.edu. Get your ornament now while supplies last!


Graduate Studies Fundraiser

Contact: acout1@lsuhsc.edu

The School of Graduate Studies will be raising money for FWCC Partners in Wellness. If you are interested in ordering Giant Microbes for yourself or to be donated to the UH Children's Hospital. The School of Graduate Studies will be across from the WOW Café on Friday, November 17, from 8am-4pm and Monday, November 20 from 11am-2pm. Deadline for orders is November 20.


Loving Solutions Open House

Medical Students Against Addiction (MSAA) invites students to join the group for the Loving Solutions Open House from 2-4pm on Sunday, November 21. Loving Solutions is a home established by Dr. Nicholas Goeders and his wife to assist women healing from the effects of methamphetamine addiction. Loving Solutions is located at 5361 Pine Hill Road. For more information on MSAA, contact Tierra Range at trang1@lsuhsc.edu.


Global Health Night

S.H.I.P. (Support for Humanitarianism through Intercontinental Projects) hosted Help Sail the S.H.I.P. Global Health Night fundraiser on November 14 in the BRI Atrium. The evening included testimonies from students and faculty on their experiences working at the clinics in Kenya. Proceeds raised during the evening will go to medical missions in Kenya.


Mudbugs Weekend

The Mudbugs hockey team will celebrate Life Savers Weekend November 17-18, honoring all medical and healthcare professionals in the area. For each ticket purchased by healthcare professionals, they will receive a special wristband that will give them access to a free hot chocolate bar complete with marshmallows, whip cream and more, one free wine or hot toddy, a gift station with tons of giveaways, and a private meet-and-greet session with the players following the game on Friday, November 17. Tickets are $12 plus tax for the Silver Section, discounted from $16.89 at the door, and $15 plus tax for the Gold Section, which sells for $25.33 at the door. To purchase tickets, contact Scott Goldstein at (318) 636-7094 or goldstein@mudbugshockey.com.


FWCC Fall Seminar

The Feist-Weiller Cancer Center's Fall Seminar Series continues on Tuesday, November 28 at 4pm in the Feist-Weiller Cancer Center Tiger Room. Matt L. Scott, Graduate Research Assistant/Doctoral Candidate in the Department of Microbiology & Immunology will present "Regulation of Growth Factor Signaling by Human Papillomavirus Type16."


Bioentrepreneurism Seminar Series

The final session in The Business of Science bioentrepreneurism seminar series will be on Thursday, November 30. The wrap-up panel discussion on the series will feature a selection of experts to discuss topics relating to starting and succeeding in a science-based startup, with Innolyzer's John Chidlow moderating. The session will be held from noon - 1pm at the Margaret Place Properties Community Center, located in the former Christus Schumpert Hospital at 915 Margaret Place in Shreveport. The series is free to attend, but registration is required. A complimentary lunch will be provided to the first 50 registrants. Register online at http://bit.ly/businessofscience.


Bioethics Conference

The 8th Annual Bioethics Conference is scheduled for Saturday, December 2 in the Medical School Auditorium (1-400). This year's conference will focus on "Medical Ethics Choices: Who Gets the Last Word?" The conference is open to all healthcare professionals, students and any interested persons. Register online today. For more information, please contact Gail Harris at gsamue@lsuhsc.edu.


Social Media Identity Monitoring

Contact: kprelo@lsuhsc.edu

IdentityForce has announced the release of a multi-directional Social Media Identity Monitoring (SMIM) Suite providing the visibility members need into any suspicious activity across their social media accounts. With SMIM, IdentityForce members will receive rapid notifications and protection against accounts that may be impersonating them, and visibility if one of their accounts get hijacked or hacked. This is a newly offered plan through the LSUHSC Benefits Office and is available to all benefits eligible employees. Visit www.identityforce.com for more information.


New PR Coordinator

Megan Strecker is LSU Health Shreveport's new Public Relations Coordinator. If you have news, events or information that you would like to be included in upcoming communications, please share with her. Megan can be reached at mstrec@lsuhsc.edu and 318-675-8789.


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


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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