The six schools teach tomorrow's health care providers.
The School of Allied Health Professions provides quality education, leadership, research, and public service through direct patient care and community outreach. The SAHP offers nine programs, including clinical laboratory science, speech-language pathology, audiology, occupational therapy, clinical rehabilitation and counseling, physical therapy, physician assistant studies, respiratory therapy, and cardiovascular ultrasound.
Three out of every four dentists and dental hygienists practicing in Louisiana today are graduates of the school. From a national perspective, LSUSD is unique among the more than 65 dental schools in the United States because it offers degrees in dentistry, dental hygiene and dental laboratory technology.
LSU Health New Orleans School of Graduate Studies offers graduate programs leading to the doctoral degree in seven areas, including Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; Cell Biology and Anatomy; Genetics, Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology; Neuroscience; Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics; and Physiology. It also offers a two-year Master’s degree program in Biomedical Sciences.
LSU Health New Orleans trains physicians and scientists in health care disciplines. The medical school strives for excellence in medical education, research, and service by preparing students and residents to serve a diverse society, prioritizing patient safety, improving healthcare quality, and by emphasizing teamwork and inter-professional contributions to patient well-being. The School of Medicine also provides space, personnel, core laboratories, and funding for scientific investigation undertaken by our faculty and learners; our research is further supported by the campus infrastructure; including library services, animal care, and computer services. Long term planning and acquisition of research funds are vigorously pursued to ensure continued research growth. Additionally, the school is committed to community outreach programs that enhance diversity, provide educational and service opportunities, and enhance the quality of life of constituent communities.
LSU Health New Orleans School of Nursing provides local, national, and international leadership in the education of professional nurses to function as generalists, advanced practitioners, educators, scholars, and researchers who shape the delivery of nursing practice and education. It strives to achieve national eminence as a leader of excellence in nursing education, research, practice, service, and community outreach. Our nursing school is the only JoAnna Briggs Institute affiliate center in Louisiana. Through this affiliation we implement the Louisiana Center for Evidence Based Nursing at LSUHSC-NO School of Nursing: An Affiliate Center of the Joanna Briggs Institute.
The LSUHSC School of Public Health is a leader, both locally and nationally, in public health education, research and service delivery. It offers five rigorous degrees: Master of Public Health (MPH), Master of Science (MS), Doctor of Philosophy in Biostatistics, Doctor of Philosophy in Community Health Sciences, and Doctor of Philosophy in Epidemiology. Its vision is to become nationally recognized as an inter-disciplinary community of outstanding teaching and research scholars and professionals who educate, innovate, and improve the public’s health and well-being.