Mini Med Set for March 2018

Published December 15, 2017


LSU Health Shreveport is holding its next session starting March 6, 2018. This four-week program is held from 5:30-7:30pm Tuesdays through March 27, 2018. 

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Session Details

March 6:
Traumatic Shock: Saving Patients During the Golden Hour
Dr. John Owings, Professor of Surgery and Trauma Medical Director

March 13:
Seeing is Believing: All About Eye Health
Dr. William A. Byrd, Chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology
Dr. Chanping Liang, Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology
Dr. Scott Kavanaugh, Assistant Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology

March 20:
Age is Just a Number: Physical and Mental Fitness Tips for Any Age
Dr. Elizabeth A. Disbrow, Director of the Center for Brain Health
Dr. Suzanne Tinsley, Associate Professor of Neurological Rehabilitation
Dr. Marie Vazquez Morgan, Associate Professor in the School of Allied Health Professions

March 27:
In Case of Emergency: Life Saving Tips to Survive the Unexpected
Dr. Patrick McGauley, FAAEM, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine


Mini Med School at LSU Health Shreveport began in the spring of 2012 when 30 community members put on white coats and got a taste of medical school The program has been repeated at least twice a year, with more than 300 Mini Med graduates in the Shreveport-Bossier area. Taught by medical school leadership and faculty, "students" learn about important health topics and the latest developments in healthcare fields. Sessions are typically held every spring and fall. 


Cost for the Mini Med School is $40 for new participants, which includes a white lab coat and all four sessions. The fee for returning Mini Med alums is $20. 


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