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New Allied Health Students On Campus

Contact: DHenry@lsuhsc.edu

The School of Allied Health Professions welcomed 131 new students this week. These students are pursuing degrees in the sought-after fields of clinical laboratory science, cardiopulmonary science, communication disorders, occupational therapy, physical therapy and physician assistant. More from their orientation can be found here.

Content for May 22, 2015
New Allied Health Students On Campus
Holiday Monday
Graduation, Awards Ceremony Next Week
New Issue of American Medical Student Research Journal
Arts in Medicine at Red River Radio
Grants Opportunity from LA CaTS
UPD Asks Employees to Keep Doors Secured
Professor to Discuss Mental Health at Robinson Film Center
Grand Rounds
In the News
Click for Job Postings

Holiday Monday

The Schools of Allied Health Professions, Graduate Studies & Medicine will be closed Monday, May 25 for Memorial Day.


Graduation, Awards Ceremony Next Week

Contact: lmacko@lsuhsc.edu

Students from all three schools will graduate Saturday, May 30 at 10 am at the Centenary Gold Dome. Wayne J. Riley, MD MPH MBA President of the American College of Physicians and a clinical professor of internal medicine at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, has been selected to be the speaker. For a list of all graduates, click here. The School of Medicine's Senior Awards Ceremony is Friday, May 29th at 1 pm. This year the awards will be held in the Catholic Center at 3500 Fairfield Ave.


New Issue of American Medical Student Research Journal

Contact: nkask1@lsuhsc.edu

The research journal started by LSU Health medical students has published a new issue. At 188 pages, the American Medical Student Research Journal issue features a foreword from Chancellor Robert Barish and the work of medical students from across the world, including Brown, Johns Hopkins, University of Colorado and University of Tasmania (Australia). The current issue page, which can be viewed in e-reader format as well as by individual article PDFs, can be found here. In the last year, AMSRJ has published nearly 500 pages of student work. This issue marks the last for founding leaders. Taylor Conrad will assume the role of editor-in-chief from Nadine Kaskas.


Arts in Medicine at Red River Radio

Contact: dwhita@lsuhsc.edu

Art in Medicine to Go

Arts in Medicine's Darlene Whitaker at Red River Radio

Feist-Weiller Cancer Center's "Arts in Medicine To Go" recently hung six pieces at Red River Radio on the LSU-S campus in advance of the station's summer pledge drive. Included in the show are Arts in Medicine's original drawing of The Strand, one of the pieces in our Shreveport series.


Grants Opportunity from LA CaTS

Contact: carnol@lsuhsc.edu

The Louisiana Clinical and Translational Science (LA CaTS) Center is currently accepting letters of intent for this year's round four pilot grants funding opportunity, with a focus on advanced translational projects. Awards for this round may be up to $150,000 (in direct costs only) for one year. Letters of intent are due by Monday, June 22 and should be submitted on the LA CaTS Center website, where additional instructions are found. Applicants will be notified if their initial proposals are accepted for full submission.


UPD Asks Employees to Keep Doors Secured

Contact: Jblack3@lsuhsc.edu

University police are asking for employees' cooperation to maintain building security by making sure doors are secured. Employees are asked to close doors completely after they exit. Doors should never be propped open and locking mechanisms should not be manipulated, according to UPD. Violations of building security should be reported to UPD at 5-6165.


Professor to Discuss Mental Health at Robinson Film Center

Contact: DWissi@lsuhsc.edu

Dr. Lee Stevens, a professor of psychiatry, will be a part of a Q&A discussion on how mental health is portrayed by Hollywood in a Robinson Film Center event Wednesday, May 27 at 5:30 pm. It takes place before the screening of "Welcome to Me" with Kristen Wiig.


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

  • The Shreveport Times and KTBS were among the outlets reporting on Dr. Hugh Mighty's new position at Howard University's School of Medicine.
  • School of Allied Health Professions student Rosetta Michelle Porter was mentioned in her hometown paper in advance of graduation.
  • Medical student Andrew Parks and allied health student Brittany Ezell's upcoming graduation is in the Pointe Coupee Reporter.
  • Dr. Steven Levine's American College of Physicians award and new faculty were included in Wednesday'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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