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  The Passing of a Legend
  Chancellor Hollier has announced the passing of Dr. Charles L. Brown, Jr., MD, Emeritus Professor in our School of Public Health. Dr. Brown was truly one of a kind and made unparalleled contributions to the health and well-being of people in Louisiana and beyond.

A public memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 21, 2017, at 1:00 p.m. at St. Charles Avenue Baptist Church, 7100 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70118. Visitation will begin at 12:00 noon. Burial, which will be private, is under the direction of Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home.  Read More
  2015-2016 LSU Health Foundation New Orleans Annual Report
  We are pleased to present the 2015-2016 LSU Health Foundation New Orleans Annual Report. Open the report to discover some of the exciting programs taking place at LSU Health New Orleans. They are just a snapshot of the important work that gifts from individuals, corporations and foundations help to make possible. Click here for the full report.  
  Flock-Williams Named Interim Foundation President
  The Board of Directors of LSU Health New Orleans Foundation has named Denise Flock-Williams Interim President of LSU Health New Orleans Foundation. She has a 20-year history with the Foundation, most recently serving as Senior Director of Development for Corporate and Foundation Relations. Flock-Williams has raised millions of dollars to support the mission of LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans through annual giving, grant writing and endowments. She has administered special projects, including the LSU Biomedical Research Fund, helping to secure capital and operate the $5 million Pfizer-funded program.  Read More  
  #GivingTuesday - LSU Health Foundation Joins the Global Movement
  The LSU Health Foundation has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. On Tuesday, November 29, 2016, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give. Click to donate to the LSU Health Foundation.  
  Flood Relief
  Historic rainfall and unprecedented flooding have impacted many of our neighbors, as well as, our very own LSU Health New Orleans faculty, residents, staff, and students. Homes and vehicles were taken over by flood water, clinical sites and hospitals have been temporarily closed or moved due to damage, and textbooks, uniforms, and supplies necessary for training have all been washed away.  Read More  
  Ashley Marie Code
  Ashley Marie Code, age 17, entered heaven and earned her angel wings when Jesus called her glorious name on September 1, 2016. Ashley is survived by her loving parents, Michael and Cassi, and her beloved siblings, Jonathan, Katie, and Andrew Code. She will be greatly missed by her loving grandparents, Rosario and Kathleen Noto, and Jean Code.  Read More  
  LSU Department of Otolaryngology Alumni and Friends
  THANK YOU to the LSU Department of Otolaryngology Alumni and Friends for supporting such a successful event! Raising more than $300K in cash and pledges for the Dr. Daniel W. Nuss Chair in Skull Base Surgery and the LSU Department of Otolaryngology, the first annual LSU Department of Otolaryngology Alumni Reunion & Celebration was an absolute success! To see more photos from the event, follow this link:  
  Join us in welcoming the newest members of our team.  Read More  
  Tiger Bones: LSU Orthopedic Alumni Society
  THANK YOU to the LSU Tiger Bones Orthopedic Alumni Society and Friends for supporting such a successful event!

Raising more than $30K for the LSU Orthopedic Residency Education Fund, the First Annual LSU Tiger Bones Cocktail Reception & Dinner at Brennan's Restaurant was an absolute success!
  2015 Legislators of the Year
  LSU Health Foundation New Orleans would like to highlight and express gratitude to the five legislators who went above and beyond in demonstrating superior leadership and exceptional support of fiscal and policy related issues affecting LSU Health Sciences New Orleans during the 2015 Louisiana Legislative Session. Read More  
  Give NOLA Day 2016: Thank You!
  Thanks for your support on Give NOLA Day! We had another successful year benefitting LSU Health in New Orleans!

Send us a pledge form in order to complete additional Give NOLA Day donations.
  Congratulations Dr. Andonie
  LSU Health Foundation congratulates you on your retirement! We are grateful for all that you have done and continue to do in support of LSU Health Foundation. We wish you all the best!  
  UMC Opens
  The brand new state-of-the-art University Medical Center New Orleans is open and treating patients.

The next generation of healthcare professionals is now being trained at the LSU affiliated University Medical Center. Tomorrow’s cures and treatments will be found there. From expert primary care and the widest variety of specialty care to cutting edge emergency care and the region’s only Level 1 Trauma Center, UMC New Orleans offers the area the widest breadth of healthcare services. Click to visit
  Tiger Health Caucus
  Join Tiger Health Caucus to get the latest information on legislation affecting LSUHSC.  
  LSU Health Cardiovascular Center of Excellence Reception & Tour
  Dr. Mary Lou Applewhite, LSU Health Alum and LSU Health Foundation Board Member, enabled the LSU Cardiovascular Center of Excellence to showcase its labs and research by generously hosting a reception on campus this month. Alumni and community members were able to see first-hand what the Cardiovascular (CV) Center promises for the future of healthcare for the region.  Read More  
  Support Dr. Woltering’s Neuroendocrine Cancer Research
  Funding for research in neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) is extremely difficult to obtain from traditional sources like the National Cancer Institute and the American Cancer Society since funding research for more common disease populations will help many more patients. The NET Research Fund will be unable to continue its activities without a major financial boost in the next six months.  Read more     View website

Donate now - select 'NET Carcinoid Cancer Fund' in the designation menu.
  Join us for GiveNOLA Day!
  On May 5th you can help LSU Health in all that it does for the community as the area gathers together for GiveNOLA Day. It’s 24 hours of unprecedented giving. It’s your chance to make a real difference for the LSU Health Sciences Center right here in New Orleans. LSU Health is made up of 6 Schools and 11 Centers of Excellence. Listed below is just a small snapshot of the great work our students and faculty do.   Read More  
  Edward G. Helm Endowed Chair dedicated to Diversity in Medical Education
  It is upon Louisiana's strength in diversity that the LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans built the office of Community & Minority Health Education. Dr. Edward G. Helm has been part of that effort since its inception, in 1981. In an effort to promote diversity and eliminate health care disparities, Dr. Helm, with the help of dedicated colleagues, implemented numerous programs to recruit, retain and graduate minority and disadvantaged students into the health professions.
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  Mikie Mahtook Foundation
  The Mikie Mahtook Foundation awarded its first grant to the LSU Health Sciences Center Cardiovascular Center of Excellence. The Mikie Mahtook Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the education and prevention of heart disease, as well as other charitable causes. The Foundation was established in 2014 by professional baseball player and LSU College World Series Champion Mikie Mahtook in honor of his father Michael, who died of heart disease at the age of 32 when Mikie was just four years old. Read More  
  Remembering Billy Beer
  It is with great sadness that the Foundation for the LSU Health Sciences Center announces the loss of one of its most generous benefactors, Billy Beer, who passed away on January 21, 2015 at the age of 84.

Billy Beer was just 25 when he arrived at the Charity Polio Unit in the acute stage of polio. Crediting an iron lung found in the basement of Charity with saving his life, Billy didn’t miss a beat in structuring a loving life with his wife Marcia for years to come. He loved big band music, relished good cooking and had an insatiable curiosity about people, politics, and history, enjoying recounting life’s amusing anecdotes. Read More
  Jack Laborde: From Chairman to King
  Source:, posted May 7, 2013. Written by Meg Farris.

This year’s King and Queen of Carnival have strong ties to the Rex Organization and its parade. Rex 2014 Jack Laborde is one of the men literally responsible for the parades that have rolled on the streets for the past decade, as parade chairman. His Queen, Carroll Irene Gelderman, follows family tradition, since her mother reigned as Queen three decades ago. Read More
  Kelsey Bradley Favrot Chair
  Source:, posted May 7, 2013. Written by Meg Farris.

We originally went out to do a story on brain cancer awareness month and the need for more research. Instead, we found a love story that changed an entire school and is being heard in Baton Rouge and even Washington D.C.

After a college romance at UNO, three children and more than three decades of marriage, one night while watching TV, everything changed. Read More
  La. Endowed Professorship Program Reinstated
  Source:, posted October 29, 2012. Written by Sarah Eddington.

The Board of Regents has reinstated its endowed professorship program and adopted a new set of recommendations designed to strengthen the program and address the current backlog of 346 unmatched professorships.

The board approved the program's reinstatement at its meeting last week. The program had been under a moratorium since July 2 because of a large backlog of unmatched applications, which come from 20 public and private campuses and means the state has to contribute about $13.9 million to partially match the amount of money already contributed through private donations. Read More
  The New LSU Health Foundation Building
  Construction of the new LSU Health Foundation building has started! Situated on the same site as the previous building destroyed by Hurricane Katrina, the new 4 story 22,000 square foot office building will be home to the Foundation and other LSU related entities. Across the street from the new University Medical Center, the Foundation building will act as a gateway to the New Orleans campus of the LSU Health Sciences Center. Read More  
  Dr. Hollier Discusses the New Hospital  
  Dr. Larry Hollier, Chancellor of the LSU Health Sciences Center, shares his insights with regard to the highly anticipated University Medical Center scheduled to open in 2015 benefitting health care in New Orleans. Chancellor Hollier is interviewed by Ed Marshall on his television show Money Talks on on WLAE. Serving as the medical education center for excellence for health care professions in Louisiana, the UMC will be part of a collaborative complex in downtown New Orleans with the new Veterans Affairs medical center. Read More  
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