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Family Health Day

Week of Gratitude

Contact: bverret@lsuhsfoundation.org

LSU Health Shreveport medical students recently took time out of their busy schedules to offer thanks to alumni and donors who enhance medical education and student life on campus. The LSU Health Foundation collected their notes and will send them to donors. Bridget Verret explains in this video. The students also offered their thanks in a video that you can watch here.

Content for February 24, 2017
Week of Gratitude
Mardi Gras Holiday
Pediatric Chronic Ventilator Clinic
Artists Needed for Painting with a Purpose
Balance Matters Classes
Dr. Anil Nanda Presents in Switzerland
Neurology Guest Speaker
United Way T-Shirt Drive
Grand Rounds
In the News
Click for Job Postings

Mardi Gras Holiday

The LSU Health Shreveport Schools of Medicine, Graduate Studies and Allied Health Professions will be closed on Monday, February 27 for the Mardi Gras Holiday. The library will be open from 9am - 11pm. Regular hours will resume on Tuesday.


Pediatric Chronic Ventilator Clinic

Contact: leffin@lsuhsc.edu

LSU Health Shreveport and University Health will launch a new Pediatric Chronic Ventilator Clinic in April, providing complex care to children with conditions that require chronic mechanical ventilation. The program will be the first of this type in the region. Click here for more on this new area of specialized care.


Artists Needed for Painting with a Purpose

Contact: vlurry@lsuhsc.edu

Artists are needed for Painting with a Purpose 2.0: Collegiate Smackdown set for Friday, July 14. This year's theme will be a competition between artists representing major Louisiana universities. Artist spots are limited, so make sure your favorite school is in the competition! If you know of an artist or you are an artist who would like to volunteer your talents and represent your alma mater in a big way, please contact Valorie Lurry at 813-2898.


Balance Matters Classes

Contact: vlurry@lsuhsc.edu

LSU Health Shreveport's School of Allied Health Professions is partnering with Caddo Council on Aging to offer free "Balance Does Matter" seminars as part of the school's community outreach initiative. Classes will be offered from 6pm - 8pm Thursdays through March 23 in the Fellowship Hall of St. Luke's United Methodist Church, 6012 Youree Drive. Classes are open to the public, but reservations are required as space is limited. Call the Caddo Council on Aging at (318) 676-7900 to reserve your spot.


Dr. Anil Nanda Presents in Switzerland

Contact: bhunsi@lsuhsc.edu

LSU Health Shreveport's Department of Neurosurgery Chairman Dr. Anil Nanda spoke at the University of Bern in Switzerland on February 16. Dr. Nanda presented "Skull Base Surgery: Quantums of Solace and Despair" to the school's neurosurgery department. Click here for more on his speaking engagements in Switzerland.


Neurology Guest Speaker

Ramy El Khoury, MD will be the guest at Neurology Grand Rounds at 8am Friday, March 3 in the 3rd Floor Lecture Hall, Room 3-322. Dr. Khoury, founder of Neuro Care of Louisiana, will present "Neurorehabilitation on Vascular and Traumatic Brain Injuries." Dr. Khoury currently serves as Medical Director and Chief of Staff at AMG Rehabilitation Hospital in Covington and Cobalt Rehabilitation Hospital in New Orleans.


United Way T-Shirt Drive

Contact: ddugga@lsuhsc.edu

UW T-Shirt

February 28 is your last chance to receive a "Make a Difference - United Way" T-shirt when you donate to United Way. Donation order forms are available in the Health Sciences Library (1-401), the SAVE and Student Life office in Allied Health (3-344) and the Parking and Badge office in the Admin Building (1-123). Adult shirt sizes Small, Medium, Large and X-Large can be ordered with a donation of $15 each. 2X/3X shirts are $20 each. All forms along with donations (cash or check) are due by February 28. Contact David Duggar, Themessia Fenceroy or Sue Johnson, United Way Campaign Chairs for LSU Health Shreveport, if you have questions.


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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