LGBTQ+A Organization for Cultural Understanding in Health Sciences (LOCUS)

LTBTQ+A Organization for Cultural Understanding in Health Sciences (LOCUS), provides a safe space for all members of LSUHSC and promotes the visibility of LGBTQ students, faculty, and staff on campus. As future and current healthcare professionals in Louisiana we strive to educate the community about issues specific to LGBTQ patients in order to eliminate health disparities and promote health equity for all.

Primary Contacts: Mirandy Li ( and Ayesha Umrigar (

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LOCUS officers


Ayesha Umrigar

Mirandy Li


Student Representatives

School of Medicine : 
Mirandy Li

School of Nursing  :
Margaret Wilmes

School of Allied Health : 
Position open (please contact either Mirandy Li or Ayesha Umrigar if you are interested in being a representative)

School of Public Health:  
Mirandy Li

School of Dentistry:  
Corey Romero

School of Graduate Studies:  
Ayesha Umrigar


Faculty Sponsors

Andrew Hollenbach, Ph.D.

Randolph L. Roig, M.D.