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Heart of Gold 5k

Medical Students Organizing a Community 5K

Contact: rdo1@lsuhsc.edu

To get more involved in the community and rally around a worthy cause, the Medical School's Executive Council will plan an annual "Heart of Gold" 5K. For the inaugural year, they have chosen to benefit the #LoveForLiza fund for synovial sarcoma research set up in honor of Liza Haynie Heaton, a Shreveport native with many medical school alums in her family. The event will take place on Saturday, March 28 at 8 am at Betty Virginia Park. Registration through Sportspectrum is $20 through March 20. Listen to medical students talk about their motivation for the race in this video.

Content for January 23, 2015
Medical Students Organizing a Community 5K
Event/Parking Info: LSU Board of Supervisors Meeting
Fundraiser for Allied Health at Texadelphia Jan. 27
Neurosurgery, Neurology Host Conference for CME/CEU credit
Allied Health Faculty Awards
Scientist for a Day
Dr. Nanda is the Speaker for CMSA
Call for Submissions for 3rd Annual Art from the Heart Show
Grand Rounds
In the News
Click for Job Postings

Event/Parking Info: LSU Board of Supervisors Meeting

The LSU System's governing body, the Board of Supervisors, will hold its next meeting at LSU Health Shreveport Friday, January 30 in the Zadeck Conference Center, G-221 of the Medical School. To accommodate the board, chancellors and others driving in for the meeting, B-Lot North will be closed on January 30 beginning at 7 am. Employees should park instead in B-Lot South, L-Lot and S Lot. Signs will be displayed the day before as a reminder. Board Committee meetings will begin at 9 am, with the full meeting beginning directly afterward. The meeting is open to the public.


Fundraiser for Allied Health at Texadelphia Jan. 27

Contact: DHenry@lsuhsc.edu

Eating at Texadelphia next Tuesday from 5 to 9 pm will benefit the School of Allied Health Professions. Mention "Allied Health" as you order to ensure 10% of sales go to their Foundation account.


Neurosurgery, Neurology Host Conference for CME/CEU credit

Contact: tbullo@lsuhsc.edu

The Departments of Neurosurgery and Neurology will co-host Gray Matters: Neuro Update 2015 on Saturday, Feb. 7 from 7:30 am to 1:15 pm. The conference will take place in the Medical School's main auditorium (room 1-400), offering CME and CEU credit. Dr. Jean Regis, an internationally recognized neurosurgeon from France, and Dr. Alejandro A. Rabinstein, a critical care neurology specialist from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, are the featured speakers. Breakfast and lunch will be provided for the free event. Guests can receive a maximum of five hours of CME/CEU credit. Pre-registration is requested, but not required. To pre-register, visit http://www.lsuhscshreveport.edu/CME/


Allied Health Faculty Awards

Contact: JMcCul@lsuhsc.edu

AH faculty awards

Dr. Jill Rush, Lindsay Ferrington, Dean Joe McCulloch and Dr. Stan McCallon; Lindsay Ferrington, Dr. Diana Merendino, Dean Joe McCulloch and Dr. Stan McCallon

The School of Allied Health Professions recently recognized two faculty members. Stan McCallon, DPT, PT Director of Clinical Services, was the recipient of the research award. Diana Merendino, DPT, Cardiopulmonary Science Program Director, received the service award.


Scientist for a Day

Contact: ahigdo@lsuhsc.edu

Scientist for a day

Dr. David Coleman, Collier Franklin and Dr. Jim Cardelli

Seven-year Old Collier Franklin took a break from elementary school Monday to spend a day in the lab of Professor of Microbiology Jim Cardelli, PhD. Collier studied how breast and prostate cancer progresses with Dr. Cardelli and Postdoctoral Scientist Dr. David Coleman. The Be a Scientist for a Day opportunity was a silent auction package in the 2014 Life Savers Ball: Jeans and Jerseys.


Dr. Nanda is the Speaker for CMSA

Contact: dbienv@lsuhsc.edu

Dr. Anil Nanda, Neurosurgeon and Chair of the LSUHSC Neurosurgery department, will speak at Monday's meeting of the Catholic Medical Student Association. His title is "Is There a Spiritual Basis for Medicine?" The presentation will begin at noon in the 8th floor conference room, with lunch served. All faculty, staff and students are invited, Catholic or not.


Call for Submissions for 3rd Annual Art from the Heart Show

Contact: dwood6@lsuhsc.edu

Are you an artist? Have you secretly dreamed of having your work showcased? Now's your chance! The Art from the Heart of LSU Health Shreveport exhibit is an annual event to display the hidden artistic talents of the faculty, staff and students of LSU Health Shreveport and University Health. This event, co-sponsored by the Health Sciences Library and Medical Communications, will be held in the Library between March 16 and May 31. All forms of the visual and decorative arts including painting, sculpture, printmaking, photography, pottery, jewelry, computer-generated art, and fabric art are eligible. To participate in this year's show, complete the online submission form by February 28. For more information, visit http://art.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

Contact: mwille@lsuhsc.edu

  • Our weekly Shreveport Times news included information about the Camp Tiger donation/opening of applications.
  • The Forum had a brief about Dr. Sushil Jain's recent diabetes grant.
  • Reach Out & Read was profiled in Sunday's Shreveport Times.

Click for Job Postings

Open positions at LSU Health Shreveport are posted every Monday and Wednesday and remain open seven days. Hospital positions are posted on the University Health website, and open Sodexo and Conifer jobs also appear online. For a look at this week's postings, click the links below or check out the job boards in the Administration Building.

http://www.lsuhscshreveport.edu/HumanResources/Employment.aspx
https://careers.uhsystem.com/
http://sodexousa.jobs/louisiana/usa/jobs/
www.coniferhealth.com


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