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New Orleans, LA 70112

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LSU Health Sciences Center School of Dentistry

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New Orleans, LA 70119

(504) 619-8700

LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine has branch campuses in Baton Rouge and Lafayette, LA.
Chancellor: Dr. Larry Hollier was appointed Acting Chancellor on November 14, 2005 and Chancellor on February 3, 2006.

History: LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans was founded in 1931 as a university named LSU Medical Center.

Components: LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans comprises a School of Medicine, the only School of Nursing in Louisiana within an academic health sciences center, the only School of Dentistry in the state, a School of Allied Health Professions, a School of Graduate Studies, Louisiana's only public School of Public Health and eight Centers of Excellence.

Budget: The annual operating budget of LSU Health New Orleans is approximately $500 million. State general funds comprise only about 14% of annual revenues.

Employment: LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans employs about 2,200 people full time.

Economic Impact: LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans generated $888 million in sales, more than $390 million in earnings, and more than 6,900 jobs (direct and indirect) in the New Orleans Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) in 2013.

Enrollment: Total enrollment of LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans averages about 3,000 students -- about 800 in the School of Medicine, 1,000 in the School of Nursing, 400 in the School of Dentistry, 400 in the School of Allied Health Professions, 100 in the School of Graduate Studies, and 100 in the School of Public Health.

Patient Care: LSU Health New Orleans faculty staff hospitals and clinics in the metropolitan New Orleans area, as well as in Baton Rouge and Lafayette. Medical school faculty are responsible for more than 500,000 patient visits annually. Dental school faculty provide care through more than 100,000 clinic visits a year.

Residents: 843 residents and fellows are completing their training in LSU Health New Orleans programs in New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Lafayette, Lake Charles, Bogalusa, Slidell, Lacombe, Mandeville, Houma, andIndependence.

Research: LSU Health New Orleans faculty successfully competed for $241.1 million in research funding over the past five years and $283.3 million in total awards from the National Institutes of Health, Department of Defense, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Science Foundation and other agencies.