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Graduate Research Day

Graduate Research Day gave students and post-docs from the School of Graduate Studies the opportunity to share their research. There were student presentations, a poster session, a keynote address by Dr. Randal K. Buddington, and a crawfish boil at the end of the day. Congratulations to all of the presentation and poster winners! Click here to see more from Graduate Research Day.

Content for May 17, 2019
Graduate Research Day
Happening Today
Food Truck Friday
An Evening for Healers
Walk to End Lupus
STARBASE STEM Zone at Barksdale Air Show
Residency Graduation Events
General Faculty Meeting
Dr. Platt Retiring
LSU Ethics Hotline
Run 4 Your Health
Cornhole Tournament
Opioid Training CME
Volunteers Needed for Alzheimer’s Research
Shreveport Shopper Card
Abramson Visiting Professor

Research Funding Opportunities

Research Participants Needed
Spring Meditation and Mindfulness Class
LSUHS and Ochsner Health System Webinar Dates
Save the Date: 30th Annual Ophthalmology Meeting
Grand Rounds
In the News
Click for Job Postings

Happening Today

  • GME Poster Session - 4th Annual Regional Poster Presentation for house officers, BRI Atrium 9am-12pm

Food Truck Friday


An Evening for Healers

Martha Wilson was one of the three patient stories featured at An Evening for Healers. Click here to see her story. You can view all patient videos on our Healers YouTube playlist.


Walk to End Lupus


STARBASE STEM Zone at Barksdale Air Show

The Barksdale Defenders of Liberty Air & Space Show is this weekend (May 18 and 19). Parking and Admission is free! Learn more at https://barksdaleafbairshow.com/ and be sure to stop by the STARBASE STEM Zone where students from the School of Graduate Studies will have a booth set up! This is a special exhibit designed for younger attendees of the air show with fun activities and exhibits that highlight Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.


Residency Graduation Events

Program Directors/Program Coordinators: We would love to celebrate your residency and fellowship graduates! Please send details of the residency and/or fellowship graduation events you have planned and photos and/or video of the event to lbabi6@lsuhsc.edu / 318-458-0166 and mstrec@lsuhsc.edu / 770-595-3052.


General Faculty Meeting


Dr. Platt Retiring

Dr. Mark Platt will have a final “goodbye” to faculty and staff on Thursday, May 30 from 2-4pm in the Zadeck Conference Center (Room G-221). There will be no formal agenda or speeches, just stop by when you can! There will cake and drinks provided.


LSU Ethics Hotline

Every member of the LSU community deserves to work and study in a safe and comfortable environment. It is now easier than ever to voice your concerns with the newly launched Ethics, Integrity and Misconduct Helpline. To learn more visit www.lsu.ethicspoint.com.


Run 4 Your Health


Cornhole Tournament


Opioid Training CME

Contact: patrick.bicknell@ochsnerlsuhs.org

Ochsner LSU Physician Group is pleased to announce a CME offering, Opioid - Stewardship Physician and Provider Education, available through our collaboration with Ochsner LSU Health System and the Ochsner Health System Continuing Medical Education Office.

This program meets the requirements for practitioners’ Controlled Dangerous Substance (CDS) license in Louisiana. The 3-hours of LA State Board of Medical Examiners’ approved CME includes the four required topics: best practices for the prescribing of CDS, drug diversion training, appropriate treatment for addiction, and the treatment of chronic pain.

The required 3-hours of CME must be completed by the prescriber’s 2019 license renewal date for license renewal. To take advantage of this benefit, visit www.ochsner.org/cme and select "Opioid Stewardship Physician and Provider Education.” Upon completion of the training, enter your name, e-mail address, and check that you are employed by LSUHSC-Shreveport. Use the code: lsuhscohn (case sensitive) to log in to complete the assessment and print your certificate. The payment page will be bypassed.


Volunteers Needed for Alzheimer’s Research


Shreveport Shopper Card

Introducing the Shreveport Shopper Card! The Resident Council is selling these discount cards which are good for the entire year of 2019 at the participating retailers. Cost:

  • Executive Council/Resident Council members: Free
  • Non-Member Residents/Fellows/Students: $10
  • Faculty and Staff: $20

Cards can be purchased from the GME office (Medical School 1-201) during office hours. Cash or check only. Proceeds will assist with Resident Council initiatives (Graduation Party and Intern Welcome Party).


Abramson Visiting Professor

Friday, June 21, 8am-12pm in the 3rd Floor Lecture Hall, Room 3-322

  • 8am – Registration & Refreshments
  • 8:30am – Resident Research Presentations
  • 9:30am – Clinical Case Presentations
  • 10:30am – Break
  • 11am – Abramson Lecture by Ajit K. Sachdeva, MD, FACS, FRCSC, FSACME "Acquiring and Maintaining Expertise in Surgery: Challenges; Opportunities; Innovations"

Research Funding Opportunities

The latest Funding Opportunity Announcements and notices published by the National Institute on Aging at NIH (as of April 2019) can be found at the links below.

The FY2020 LA NASA EPSCoR Request for Pre-Proposals (RFP) can be found here. The RFP requests proposals from Louisiana researchers for possible submission to NASA by the Board of Regents. This RFP is being issued in anticipation of the release of the FY2020 NASA EPSCoR Cooperative Agreement Notice (CAN) to allow proposers sufficient time to prepare applications. Proposers must submit a notice of intent before a pre-proposal will be accepted.

Anticipated FY 2020 LA BoR NASA EPSCoR Pre-Proposal Solicitation Schedule:

  • Solicitation Issue Date: Wednesday, May 15, 2019
  • Notice of Intent Due: Monday, July 15, 2019
  • Last Day to Submit Questions to BoR: Monday, July 22, 2019
  • Pre-Proposals due to the LA BoR: Thursday, August 15, 2019
  • Anticipated Selection Announcement: Late October / Early November
  • Final Revisions on Selected Proposals due to LaSPACE Mgt Team: TBD

Files associated with this RFP can be found on the Louisiana NASA EPSCoR website: http://lanasaepscor.lsu.edu/research-implementation/ and will be posted to the Louisiana Board of Regents' Office of Sponsored Programs website (http://web.laregents.org/) soon. This RFP, which includes the notice of intent form, the pre-proposal template, and the budget form are all available to download in Word and pdf. Additionally, a number of critical supporting documents have also been posted to the Louisiana NASA EPSCoR website page linked above. These include the official NASA EPSCoR CAN from the last few years, a full list of abstracts for winning proposals since 2015, a comprehensive listing of research priorities across NASA Mission Directorates and Centers, the current space technology roadmap, and a structural breakdown of the space technology areas. Additional resources will be posted as/if they become available, including the NASA EPSCoR FY2020 solicitation.


Research Participants Needed


Spring Meditation and Mindfulness Class


LSUHS and Ochsner Health System Webinar Dates

The next LSUHS and Ochsner Health System webinar will be Wednesday, June 12, from 4-5pm in the Tiger Room at Feist-Weiller Cancer Center. LSU Health will be presenting on Oncology.

  • July 10, 4-5pm (Neuroscience – OHS presenting)
  • Aug. 14, 4-5pm (Cardio – LSUHS presenting)
  • Sept. 11, 4-5pm (Oncology – OHS presenting)
  • Oct. 9, 4-5pm (Neuroscience – LSUHS presenting)
  • Nov. 13, 4-5pm (Cardio – OHS presenting)
  • Dec. 11, 4-5pm (Oncology – LSUHS presenting)

Save the Date: 30th Annual Ophthalmology Meeting


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

  • Dr. Debra Davis was on Red River Radio's Health Matters to discuss migraines and other types of headaches.
  • Dr. Nick Goeders spoke about his organization that helps women recovering from methamphetamine addiction, Loving Solutions, on 101.7FM/710AM KEEL.
  • KTBS covered the Center for Medical Education and Wellness.
  • Dr. Bilal Shaukat wrote an article for 318 Forum for their Eye Health issue on macular degeneration.
  • The Shreveport Times shared an event recap and photos from An Evening for Healers.

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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