The Master of Public Health is a joint degree program offered by LSU Shreveport and LSU Health Shreveport and fully accredited by the Council on Education in Public Health.
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So proud of our MPH alumnus, Adrienne Davis, MPH. Moving forward with solid research and positively representing not only our LSUS/LSUHS MPH Program but spreading positive public health information!!!
Louisiana COVID hospitalizations go from highest to lowest among U.S. states After spending the late summer months as the U.S. epicenter of the delta wave of COVID-19, Louisiana has made a turnaround to become the state with the lowest rate of
Healthcare professionals: When discussing COVID-19 vaccines with your patients, it’s important to be culturally sensitive to your audience. Embrace an attitude of empathy and collaboration and ask permission to discuss vaccines with your patients.
More tips on talking to patients: https://bit.ly/engaging-patients.
CDC has identified the bacteria that causes melioidosis in a bottle of “Better Homes & Gardens Essential Oil Infused Aromatherapy Room Spray with Gemstones.” The spray was found in the home of a Georgia resident who died from melioidosis in late July. The contaminated product was sold at about 55 Walmart stores and on their website between February and October 21, 2021. CDC recommends that anyone who has this product stop using it immediately. More recommendations for people who sprayed the product in their homes is available on the CDC website. https://bit.ly/3b3cphy.
Mississippi Health Ambassador Initiative - The Partnership for a Healthy Mississippi The Partnership for A Healthy Mississippi Health Ambassador Initiative aims to equip and empower Mississippians with science-based information to increase awareness on the COVID virus and variants. The objective is to connect individuals and state health officials with communities ravaged by the pan...
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🎉 The LSU Shreveport (LSUS)/LSU Health Shreveport (LSUHS) Master of Public Health (MPH) Program has been named first in Louisiana and 27th in the nation on https://bit.ly/3FEAnO6’s 2021 Most Affordable Online MPH Program ranking! Just 8 percent of US postsecondary institutions earned a ranking position, how exciting!
Learn more about the ranking here: https://bit.ly/3arDXgf
Learn more about the program here: https://bit.ly/3Bw77a8
Today, CDC issued an urgent health advisory to increase COVID-19 vaccination among people who are pregnant, recently pregnant, who are trying to become pregnant now, or who might become pregnant in the future to prevent serious illness, deaths, and adverse pregnancy outcomes.
Today's health advisory strongly recommends COVID-19 vaccination either before or during pregnancy because the benefits of vaccination for both pregnant persons and their fetus or infant outweigh known or potential risks.
Additionally, the advisory calls on health departments and clinicians to educate pregnant people on the benefits of vaccination and the safety of recommended vaccines.
WED, 9/29 @ 11am - Join us for the third workshop in our CHAKRAS SERIES. The solar plexus chakra is the center of personal power. It rules all aspects of personality and ego, influencing self-confidence and personal choice. Just as we need to find time to relax and restore, we also need to be able to access our personal power in order to achieve our goals and move forward bravely and unapologetically into the world. What is your relationship to your own power? How strongly do you value yourself?
The application for the Allied Health Education and Discovery (AHEAD) Program is open for Summer 2022!
The AHEAD Program is a 5-day summer program for Louisiana high school students interested in exploring the health career programs offered at LSU Health Shreveport – School of Allied Health Professions:
Medical Laboratory Scientist
Public Health Professional
Program Dates 2022:
🩺Session 1: June 13 – 17
🩺Session 2: July 11 – 15
Apply today at www.lsuhs.edu/AHEAD! Applications are due March 15, 2022.
We have lost one of our MPH family members, Dr. Adeola Afolayan. Hailing from Nigeria, Adeola was a remarkable woman who cared deeply about public health, family and her faith. She enriched the lives of numerous individuals by sharing her professional perspective, her kindness, compassion and intelligence.
She will be missed.
Today is World Su***de Prevention day. Do you need help with your mental health? If you don't know where to start, this infographic may help guide you. If you are in crisis, call the National Su***de Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255), or text the Crisis Text Line (text HELLO to 741741).
Meet our new faculty member, Dr. Deborah Gurgel Smith!
Dr. Deborah Smith received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Fortaleza University in Brazil. She then received both her Master’s degree and PhD in Public Health from the Federal University of Ceará in Brazil. In July 2021, Dr. Smith joined the faculty at the LSUHS School of Allied Health Professions as an Assistant Professor in the Master of Public Health (MPH) Program. She teaches classes on Epidemiology, Global Health, Social Behavioral Sciences, and Public Health Strategic Planning.
Dr. Smith has obtained grants from the national Brazilian Ministry of Health and was the first to conduct a nation-wide research project on female health in prisons in Brazil. She is an author of several publications on a wide array of public health issues.
Dr. Smith has research expertise in the field of epidemiology in infectious disease among vulnerable populations. Her research interests include women's health, prison health, infectious disease, drug use, and violence.
Learn more about the MPH program and faculty at www.lsuhs.edu/mph.
How the COVID-19 vaccines were created so quickly In the 20th century, most vaccines took over a decade to research, test, and produce. But the vaccines for COVID-19 were cleared for emergency use in less than 11 months. The secret behind this speed is a medical technology that's been developing for decades: the mRNA vaccine. So how do these revolu...
Ladies, we are now taking appointments for our September Women's Health Clinic! MLK Health provides free mammograms to uninsured women who are 40 years or older and have not had a mammogram in the last 365 days.*
To schedule your free mammogram in September, call Brenda today: 318-227-2912, ext. 7.
*Must also meet income eligibility requirements.
Please listen! Valuable information from a provider.
Moderna starts human trials for its revolutionary HIV vaccine this week Moderna's HIV vaccine is different from previous ones in a key way that could make all the difference...
More than 2.1 million Louisianans have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccines. 0 have died as a result of vaccination. 11,706 Louisianans have died from COVID-19. Louisianans are not dying from the vaccines, but they are from the virus. Get vaccinated, save lives. #lagov
LSU Health Shreveport vaccine clinic at 2726 Linwood Avenue is now administering third doses of vaccine for those who meet CDC requirements.
In an effort to minimize wait times, it is suggested that those seeking the third dose of the vaccine do so based on the following schedule.
Last name begins with letters:
⭐A–F should get third vaccine on Tuesday, August 17
⭐G–L should get third vaccine on Wednesday, August 18
⭐M–S should get third vaccine on Thursday, August 19
⭐T–Z should get third vaccine on Friday, August 20
If you are unable to come on the suggested date, please feel free to come when you are available. Appointments are not required for the third dose of the vaccine.
Third doses will be available for people whose immune systems are compromised moderately to severely and are fully vaccinated with an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine. This action is being taken as those who are moderate to severely immunocompromised are especially vulnerable to COVID-19 because they are at a higher risk of serious, prolonged illness.
As of Friday, August 13, 2021, the CDC now recommends that people with moderately to severely compromised immune systems receive an additional dose of mRNA COVID-19 vaccine at least 28 days after their second dose of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. The CDC does not recommend additional doses or booster shots for any other population at this time.
Patients will self-attest to their condition by completing and signing this form https://ldh.la.gov/assets/oph/Center-CP/HANs/HANS21-58Attachment-3rdDoseAttestationForm.pdf.
MLK Health is excited to kick off a new monthly series called Wellness Webinars! Join us each month to hear from a healthcare professional and get a chance to ask questions! This month we will be meeting with Dr. Dennis Wissing, to talk about respiratory health and smoking cessation.
Join the event:
School Mask Mandates: What You Should Know | Ochsner Health The number one thing we can do to prevent the spread of COVID-19 is get vaccinated. But because children under the age of 12 are not yet eligible for the vaccine, the second-best thing we can do is wear a mask.
The mRNA COVID-19 vaccines are as safe as other vaccines 👇
Partnerships with artists and other public figures can be an effective way to increase confidence in COVID-19 vaccines and increase vaccination rates. CDC’s new toolkits can help your public health organization engage with local artists to promote COVID-19 vaccination.
“Local artists can play an important role in delivering fact-based information and serving as trusted messengers within their communities to increase confidence in vaccines,” says Dr. Peggy Honein, who helps lead CDC’s COVID-19 response.
More on how CDC is working with arts organizations: https://bit.ly/COVIDArts.
New metric shows COVID cut average lifespan by nearly a decade in parts of U.S. UCLA sociologist Patrick Heuveline’s demographic tool clarifies the impact of temporary “shocks” like epidemics and natural disasters.
Vaccinations will be provided by LSU Health Shreveport TODAY, August 11 at Northwood High School and Woodlawn High School. #SleevesUp #LoveShreveport
➡️Have questions about the vaccine? Email [email protected]
➡️Need help scheduling an appointment? Call 1-855-453-0774
➡️Vaccination sites can be found at www.lsuhs.edu/covid19/vaccine
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New information from APHA
Health disparities in the U.S. are getting worse, a new report from America's Health Rankings finds. Read more here on APHA's Newswire: https://tinyurl.com/yvfz2t54
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Our very own Dr. Deborah Smith was at The Arc Caddo-Bossier yesterday speaking to our community about the importance of vaccinations, how they are created, and how they work. Dr. Smith also debunked some common myths about vaccines and showed the group where to find reliable information. We can beat this virus! Knowledge is power!
#mph #shreveport #COVID19 #covidvacccine2021 #lsuhsmph
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