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LSUHealthNO Celebrates National Public Health Week

National Public Health Week

LSU Health New Orleans School of Public Health will mark National Public Health Week, April 3 - 9, 2017, with a variety of events celebrating the power of prevention, advocating for healthy and fair policies, sharing strategies for successful partnerships and championing the role of a strong public health system. The school invites the public to attend the free events and become part of a growing movement to create the healthiest nation in one generation. The schedule of events follows.

Event: Delta Omega Honors Day Annual event for students to present their research and practice

Sponsored by: LSUHealthNO School of Public Health and Delta Omega Chapter

Date: Monday, April 3, 2017

Time: 10:00am- 3:00pm

Location: Human Development Center, 411 South Prieur Street, Room 335

Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm – Poster Session 12:00pm – 1:00pm – Lunch 1:30pm Oral Presentations (Theses and Mini-Dissertations)

Event: LSUHealthNO School of Public Health Alumni Keynote Presentation “Bastion, serving veterans for housing, social support and healthcare needs”

Presenter: Dylan Tete, Executive Director, Bastion

Date: Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Location: 2020 Gravier Street, Rm 303

Event: Public Health Careers: A Panel Discussion

Sponsored by: SOAR (Student Organization for the Advancement of Research)

Date: Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Location: 2020 Gravier Street, Rm 303

Event: LSUHealthNO School of Public Health Community and Alumni Social

Date: Thursday, April 6, 2017

Time: 3:30pm – 5:00pm

Location: LSUHealthNO Garden, adjacent to the School of Medicine, 1542 Tulane Ave.

Event: NPHW Special Presentation: Intersection of Disciplines – Reversing Disease for Optimal Health

Presenter: Jack Kruse, DMD, MD (LSUHealthNO Neurosurgery Alum ’93)

Date: Friday, April 7, 2017

Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Location: Medical Education Building, 1901 Perdido Street, Lecture Hall B

Dr. Jack Kruse is a respected neurosurgeon and CEO of Optimized Life, a health and wellness company dedicated to helping patients avoid the healthcare burdens we typically encounter as we age. He is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the Congress of Neurologic Surgeons, and Age Management Medicine Group.

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