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An Evening for Healers

Talents Shine at 6th Annual An Evening for Healers

A packed crowd filled the Shreveport Convention Center last night to honor the lifesaving and life-changing care of LSU Heath faculty, residents and students. The stories of School of Allied Health Professions aculty member Dr. Payton McCalmont and Marshall resident Robert Jones were featured. Seventy-one healers from LSU Health, Feist-Weiller and University Health were honored for their parts in saving Payton & Robert's life. Retired dentist and community leader Dr. CO Simpkins, Sr. received a standing ovation as he was honored as the Community Hero. Shreveport Chief Administrative Officer Brian Crawford emceed the event, and Betty and Dr. Bruce Henderson served as chairs. Watch the video stories for Dr. CO Simpkins, Robert Jones and Payton McCalmont. Photos from the event are on Facebook.

Content for April 29, 2016
Talents Shine at 6th Annual An Evening for Healers
Happening Today: Gently Used Purse & Accessory Sale
Signing Held for Joint Programs with LSUS
Dogs Provide Welcome Study Break
Give for Good Day Tuesday
Church Lot Parking
Take a Break with BB-8!
Win a VIP Study Room in the Library
Feist-Weiller Hosts Patient Navigation Class
Grand Rounds
In the News
Click for Job Postings

Happening Today: Gently Used Purse & Accessory Sale

Contact: gmarymont@gmail.com

The Women's Club is holding a gently used purse and jewelry sale today as their spring fundraiser for the health sciences center. The event will be in the BRI Atrium until 1 pm. Prices will be $5, $10, $15 and $25 for most offerings, with designer options available at a slightly higher price. All proceeds will benefit LSU Health Shreveport.


Signing Held for Joint Programs with LSUS

Contact: JMcCul@lsuhsc.edu

Joint Programs

(Back Row): Dr. Dalton Gossett, LSUS Associate Dean, Professor & Chair of the Biological Sciences Dept.; Seth Harrison, the first student in the program; Dr. Joseph McCulloch, LSUHS Dean, School of Allied Health Professions; Dr. John Vassar, LSUS Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs; (Seated): Dr. G.E. Ghali, LSUHS Interim Chancellor & Dean, and Mr. Larry Clark, LSUS Chancellor.

LSU Health Shreveport and LSUS leaders gathered Tuesday to sign an agreement for two joint programs that allow students pursuing in-demand healthcare fields to complete their studies in less time. With the new dual degree programs, students can earn a Bachelor of Science Degree (BS) in Biological Sciences from LSUS and a BS in either Clinical Laboratory Science (Medical Technology) or Cardiopulmonary Science (Respiratory Therapy and Noninvasive Cardiology) from LSUHSC-S in 4 to 5 years.


Dogs Provide Welcome Study Break

Contact: djon17@lsuhsc.edu

Therapy Dogs

Fifty students, faculty and staff met in the library Tuesday to destress from the end of the semester with furry friends. Five therapy dogs and their handlers participated. Facebook has more photos.


Give for Good Day Tuesday

Contact: jgilmore@lsuhsfoundation.org

From midnight to midnight May 3rd, any online donations to the LSU Health Sciences Foundation will be amplified by The Community Foundation of Northwest Louisiana as part of the "Give for Good" campaign. Log on to giveforgoodnla.org for more information and to give on Tuesday. Give for Good Day 2015 raised nearly $25,000 for LSU Heath Shreveport.


Church Lot Parking

Contact: 5-6165

Due to recent parking issues, there will be an increase in UPD patrolling and ticketing in the Church Lot with the possibility of towing if you block a car from exiting. Please park only if there is an available spot designated by painted lines.


Take a Break with BB-8!

Contact: ddugga@lsuhsc.edu

Wednesday, May 4, is "May the Fourth be with You" Day. Take a break with BB-8, the newest 'droid' from Star Wars from 11am to 12:30pm in the Library. Remote control trucks will also be available for employees and students to take a break with.


Win a VIP Study Room in the Library

Contact: abrac1@lsuhsc.edu

The Health Sciences Library is giving away one private, VIP study room to one lucky student to study for end of semester, year, module or rotation examination. To enter this VIP contest: you can like, share or join the official Facebook event or retweet the library on Twitter on Tuesday, May 2nd at 9 am until Thursday, May 5th at midnight. You can even enter the contest all three ways (Like, Share, Join) to increase your chances. The winner will be contacted by LSUHSC email on the morning of Friday, May 6th. After notification, the winner will get to choose the exclusive study room to use during week of their choosing (Monday through Friday).


Feist-Weiller Hosts Patient Navigation Class

Contact: JGreen2@lsuhsc.edu

Through the Louisiana Breast and Cervical Health Program, Feist-Weiller Cancer Center hosted a Harold Freeman's Patient Navigation seminar. The seminar allows attendees to become a Certified Patient Navigator. Participants from Texas, Oklahoma, Florida, and Maryland joined Jenny Lance and Hailey Roth from the Partners in Wellness Program in the day-long seminar.


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 described the two cases featured at An Evening for Healers.
  • The Marshall News-Messenger also ran a story about Healers.
  • Dr. Michelle Yetman was a guest on Red River Radio's Health Matters to talk about autism.
  • Medical student Seth Fruge discussed Camp Tiger and an upcoming benefit for the camp with KTAL.
  • The Shreveport Times, Biz Magazine and KTAL posted about the LSUHS/LSUS agreement signing.
  • KTBS interviewed Dr. Glenn Mills and a Feist-Weiller Cancer Center patient for a story on Minority Health Awareness month.
  • KTAL interviewed Kevin Flood live from An Evening for Healers.
  • KTBS posted about the event on their Facebook page.


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.

http://myhsc.lsuhscshreveport.edu/HumanResources/Jobs.aspx


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