NEWS AND EVENTS
Published May 9, 2013
Our next Wellness Lunch and Learn will be held at East Ridge Country Club on Thursday, May 16th, at 11:30 AM.
Featured speaker will be Dr. Destin R. Black. She will be speaking about the latest advancements in robotic surgery in the treatment of gynecologic cancer.
Dr. Black is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor and Director of the Division of Gynecology/Oncology in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at LSU Health Shreveport. She graduated from LSU School of Medicine here in Shreveport, and completed her residency in OB/GYN at LSU Health Shreveport. She completed a four year fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York, New York in 2007. Dr. Black is a member of the American Medical Association and the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
We are fortunate to have her on staff at LSU Health Shreveport and look forward to hearing her share her knowledge with us at the May Wellness Luncheon. We will also be showing one of the videos from An Evening for Heroes; a case that Dr. Black was involved in. It is quite an emotional story with a happy ending-so come out and see it and meet Dr. Black in person!
Click here to sign up for our next Wellness Lunch and Learn.
Published April 12, 2013
The Biomedical Research Foundation of Northwest Louisiana (BRF) and LSU Board of Supervisors, along with the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals have begun negotiations to form a partnership under which LSU Medical Center in Shreveport and EA Conway Medical Center in Monroe will be operated and managed by the BRF. Information about various aspects of the transition is now available on a website, www.shreveporthealthtransition.org. This website will be updated asinformation becomes available.
Published April 4, 2013
To show our appreciation to our generous sponsors, all sponsors and their guests are invited to a VIP Reception.
Date: Thursday, April 11th, 2013
Locatiion: Hoban Hall, Barksdale Air Force Base
Time: 5:30-7:30 PM
Heroes Chairmen Linda and Richard Biernacki and Chancellor Robert Barish and Jenny Barish invite you to join them for a lovely evening at BAFB. There will be food and beverages, and base personnel will be on hand to give an up-close and personal look at a B52 and an A10 aircraft. There will also be a special display of military artwork, so come and join us and let us show you how much we appreciate you, our sponsors!
RSVP is required for access to the base. Please call or email by April 8th with names of attendees to 861-0855, or firstname.lastname@example.org. We must have your name exactly as it appears on your driver's license.
For directions to Hoban Hall on BAFB, please see the map below. Easiest access is from the North Gate, off of Old Minden Road.
Published February 19, 2013
Our next wellness luncheon will be held on Thursday, March 21st at Ristorante Giuseppe, in the Uptown Shopping Center on Line Avenue. The speaker will be Dr. Paula Click-Fenter, Associate Professor of Physical Therapy and a Geriatric Certified Specialist. She will be speaking on ways to improve your balance as you get older, and the importance that good balance has on your health. Come hear about the latest advances in the field of balance and geriatrics!
There will be three entrees to choose from, and the meals will include iced tea, coffee, and fresh baked bread. Cost for the luncheon is $15.00
To register and pay online with a credit card, click here.
For more information, or to register by phone, please call the Foundation at 318-861-0855.
Published March 8, 2013
The 2013 LSU Health Shreveport Children's Hospital Adult Tennis Classic will be held at East Ridge Country Club Firday, March 15th through Sunday, March 17th. To sign up to play or to become a sponsor, click here.
Published December 14, 2012
Mini Med School for Winter 2013 is now full.
If you would like to hear about the next scheduled session, contact Meg Willett: email@example.com or 318.675.8789. Thanks!
Winter Session: Tuesdays: February 19 – March 19
Mini Med School is back again in 2013! Now expanded from four to five sessions, participants will learn about health topics of interest such as heart disease and Alzheimer’s, while exploring LSU Health Shreveport’s medical school and beyond. Chancellor Robert Barish and Dean Andrew Chesson will return as Mini Med professors along with Senior Associate Dean Dr. Jane Eggerstedt, Internal Medicine Chief Dr. Gunjan Kahlon and Psychiatry Professor Dr. James Patterson.
Cost for the Mini Med School is $40, and includes a white lab coat for each participant. Past MMDs (Mini Med Doctors) are welcome to join again. Cost for past participants is $20, with no white coat included. The session is limited to 35 participants to allow for an interactive format, so please register early. Classes begin February 19th and meet each Tuesday evening from 5:30 to 7:30 pm through March 19th.
Published January 10, 2013
If you live independently in the community and would like to improve your balance, free classes are being offered to help.
For more information, please click here. Or call Dr. Paula Click Fenter at 318.813.2943.
Published December 14, 2012
LSU Health Shreveport Foundation will again be hosting the Wellness Lunch and Learn series in 2013. The March 21st luncheon will be held at Ristorante Giuseppe on Line Avenue in Uptown Center. Our guest speaker will be Dr. Paula Click-Fenter from the School of Allied Health. She is an expert in the field of balance, and will be sharing with everyone the latest advancements in that area, especially about the importance of maintaining good balance as we age. Come and learn something new--and enjoy a good lunch at Giuseppe's!
Schedule for 2013: (3rd Thursday of every other month)
Published December 7, 2012
Dr. William Jenkins, Interim President of the LSU System, will be holding a town hall meeting on the campus of LSU Health Shreveport on Tuesday, December 11. The meeting is open to the public and will be held at 10:30 a.m. in the Medical School Auditorium, Room 1-400. The purpose of the meeting is to get public input on the hospital reorganization process. The goal is to gather information and to correct any misinformation. All interested parties are invited to attend.
Published November 9, 2012
Donít worry about finding the time to start that holiday shopping-- Dillardís is coming to LSU Health!
Our local Dillardís is bringing the store to you November 28th Ė 30th in the Zadeck conference room, from 7am to 6pm each day. They will be here with all your favorite gift items and more to make your shopping easy. They will offer free gift wrapping and free shipping on any items purchased at the sale. Plus-each day there will be a drawing for a $500 Dillardís gift certificate! Start making your list now and come shop with us. A percentage of the proceeds will be donated to LSU Health-so everyone benefits from Dillardís Days!
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