Student News

BSN Graduate Featured in TP

Amanda Hill, May 2012 graduate of the School of Nursing, was featured in Sheila Stroup‘s column yesterday in the Times Picayune newspaper.?á The column highlighted Hill’s struggle to become a nurse. Congratulations to her (and her entire class) for fulfilling their dreams.

LSUHSC Students – OT Awareness Video

edit: as of today, Weds. April 11, the video has been removed. Sorry!

The Occupational Therapy students have created a video and posted it on YouTube to get the attention of Ellen Degeneres and promote OT Awareness. April is OT Awareness Month.

Take the DPT Health Fair survey

The Doctor of Physical Therapy students, Class of 2013 will host the 5th Annual LSUHSC Health and Wellness Event on October 21, 2011. They want to find out what you, the LSUHSC community, would like to get out of the event this year. They will use the responses we obtain from the survey to formulate our event. They would like the opinions of everyone in order to maximize the experience for those attending.

Please click on the survey link below and complete a short survey. Your feedback is important and will contribute to the success of the event.

Thank you in advance for your participation.

School of Dentistry in La. Life

“‘Chew’sing An Education: LSU’s Dental School Makes Its Mark” appears in the May-June 2011 issue of Louisiana Life. The article, which includes remarks from two fourth-year students, a faculty member, and Dean Gremillion, emphasizes the family-like atmosphere, state-of-the-art technology, and expertise of the faculty. Read the article at

Fellowships Awarded to SPH students

Four LSUHSC School of Public Health MPH students were recipients of the New Orleans Schweitzer Fellowships for 2010. Reece Alkire and Meagan Relle are working with Volunteers of America to develop and implement a disease prevention program focusing on homeless veterans. Megan Burns is creating a school gardening program at James Weldon Johnson Elementary School to instruct children on growing, preparing, and marketing fresh produce. Emily Mabile is collaborating with art therapists, teaching children in Central City how to create murals. This art form promotes mental health by empowering children to represent themselves and their schools.

The New Orleans Schweitzer Fellowship Foundaton established in 2007 as part of the U.S. Schweitzer Fellows Program?« . Approximately 200 exceptional students from the nation’s top health and human service schools are selected to follow in Dr. Albert Schweitzer’s footsteps.