Saturday will be a big day for second-year students at the LSU Health Shreveport School of Medicine. That's the day they'll receive their white coats in a rite of passage ceremony attended by their families and faculty mentors in the Riverview Theater.
Dr. Andrew Chesson, Jr., Dean of the School of Medicine at LSU Health Shreveport, has announced his retirement. Dr. Chesson, a neurologist, spent his entire career at the health sciences center here in Shreveport, rising through the faculty ranks to Professor of Neurology.
It has been almost a month since the Biomedical Research Foundation officially took over operations of the LSU hospitals in Shreveport and Monroe, but State Treasurer John Kennedy says this privatization effort is not to save money on operating costs.
A public-private partnership between the Biomedical Research Foundation and LSU hospitals in Shreveport and Monroe is a step closer. The LSU Board of Supervisors has approved a Memorandum of Understanding to begin the process of negotiating...