Your gift adds to the excellence in education, research, and discovery that takes place at LSU Health New Orleans.
The schools and Centers of Excellence that make up LSU Health New Orleans are an invaluable resource to all who call Louisiana home. However, the education, research, and discovery that take place here are enhanced by the financial gifts and support provided by, alumni, individual donors, benefactors, foundations, corporations and government.
Here, the health care professionals of tomorrow receive the superior education and encouragement they need – not just to keep our families and the people in our communities healthy, but to give us all a better quality of life.
What’s more, right here in New Orleans, right now, scientists and researchers are working tirelessly to find new treatments and cures to some of the most devastating diseases out there. The accomplishments are numerous, and the numbers of lives impacted by this success is incalculable. But LSU Health New Orleans can’t just rely on government programs and funding to continue the amazing work. With your support, new treatments and cures will be found, diseases conquered, health care professionals trained, and quality of lives improved. Sooner. Not later.
LSU Health Foundation New Orleans helped secure $120,000 from the brand new Superior Graduate Student Scholarship through the Louisiana Board of Regents.
LSU Health Foundation New Orleans works to raise and manage money for all scholarships that benefit students at all our schools. This year scholarships totaling more than $200,000 were awarded.
Camp Tiger is a week-long day camp for children with special needs in the Greater New Orleans area. Each day campers experience different parts of the city, such as the zoo and aquarium, the Saints’ practice arena, City Park, and Global Wildlife Center. Camp Tiger is staffed by rising second-year and incoming first-year medical students of the LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans. In 2016, students from the School of Dentistry participated as well.
The LSU Health Alcohol and Drug Abuse Center of Excellence (ADACE) is working on a number of fronts to combat issues related to addiction and abuse. The mission of the ADACE is to enhance the research capabilities of scientists, stimulate collaborative research efforts, and strengthen educational activities related to the biomedical aspects of alcohol and substance abuse.
Funded in part by a grant from the Chris and Dana Reeve Foundation, this free clinic is designed for patients living with symptoms of chronic stroke who have had no rehabilitation services, have exhausted their rehabilitation dollars, or do not currently have funding for or access to rehabilitative services. Free stroke clinics are held twice a month for 10 months of the year. Occupational, physical, and speech therapy students and faculty provide critical therapy services to people living with chronic stroke.
Members of our LSU Health New Orleans family experienced disastrous losses due to the tornadoes and severe storms on Tuesday, February 7th. If you would like to help provide financial relief to our LSU Health New Orleans faculty, staff, residents, fellows and students who were affected, please click here to make an online donation to the Tornado Relief Fund.