Timeline of LSUHSC Shreveport
- Auction of land bequeathed to LSU Health Sciences Center by Malcolm and Carroll Feist nets more than $3 million for research
- Inaugural School of Medicine Class of 1973 celebrates 40th anniversary of graduation by walking with 2013 graduates
- Michael Harper, MD, named Chairman of Family Medicine
- Rita Horton, MD, new Psychology Chairman
- Dixie Jones, MLS, named chairman of Medical Library Sciences
- New mobile clinic hits the road to provide free cancer screenings
- Connie Arnold, PhD and Terry Davis, PhD, receive $1.38 million American Cancer Scholars grant to improve colorectal cancer screening participation
- New Surgical Skills Simulation lab opens in the School of Medicine
- Jan Chung, PhD, gets $1.4 million NIH grant for breast cancer research
- Rare EXIT (Ex Utero Intrapartum Treatment) performed on baby with airway defect
- New state-of-the-art Electrophysiology (EP) lab opens
- Board of Regents approves funding for four professorships: the Edward and Freda Green Professorship in Surgical Oncology, the Scotty and Larene Woodard Professorship in Neurosurgery, the Nancy Jane Sentell Seale Professorship in Cancer Palliative Care and the Mary Louise and Jack R. Cassingham Professorship in Forensic Pathology
- New Anesthesia Chairman, Dr. Charles Fox, introduced
- John Owings named Chief of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery and Surgical Critical Care to direct head LSU Health Shreveport Trauma Center
- First pediatric cochlear implant performed by Dr. Maura Cosetti
- Anatomy Lab gets new digital upgrade
- LSU Health Shreveport and EA Conway Medical Centers transition from public to private, October 1, 2013, coming under management of the Biomedical Research Foundation of Northwest Louisiana
- LSU Health Shreveport and EA Conway renamed University Health Shreveport and University Health Conway
- Hari Koul, PhD, joins campus as Chairman of the Department of Biochemistry
- Neurosurgery introduces Deep Brain Stimulation surgery for Parkinson’s Disease
- LSU Health Researchers’ Study Shows delayed onset of Parkinson’s in study animals given common antiobiotic
- Human Genome Sequencing introduced by Feist-Weiller Cancer Center
- New 3D digital anatomy table introduced for medical students
- Board of Regents designates new Center for Cardiovascular Disease and Science for campus
- Medical students begin student journal, only second of its kind in the nation
- Ground broken on southwest side of campus for North Louisiana Forensic Science Center
- LSU Health Shreveport receives Louisiana DiversityFIRST Corporate Award
- New ophthalmology clinic opens in Ambulatory Care Center
- J. Michael Mathis, PhD, Director of the Gene Therapy Program shares in $2.5 million NIH grant for colon cancer research
- Pediatric dialysis joint venture provides hemodialysis so children with kidney problems don’t have to travel hours for care
- Michael Salvatore, PhD, gets $1 million NIH grant to study age-related disability
- New 94,000 square foot crime lab announced for campus in conjunction with North Louisiana Crime Lab
- New retail family medicine clinic opens in Provenance development in south Shreveport
- Board of Regents approves Endowed Chair for Clinical Professor of Neurosurgery, Dr. Donald Smith, establishes the Dr. George and Sandraw Bakowski Foundation Professorship for Aerodigestive Malignancies and Edward and Freda Green Professorship in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
- Chris Kevil, PhD, gets $1.8 million from NIH for artery disease research
- Vision 2020 facility master plan unveiled
- EA Conway announces new cancer clinic construction
- Terry Davis, PhD and Connie Arnold, PhD, share $1.2 million from a $19.9 million NIH grant for Louisiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Center
- Guillermo Herrera, MD, returns to chair Pathology Department
- First robotic assisted surgeries performed for urology, gynecology, head and neck cancer and gall bladder patients
- PELICAN - the comprehensive electronic health record system - is launched
- Orthopaedic program expanded to include two orthopaedic traumatologists
- LSU Foundation's inaugural "Evening for Heroes" is the most successful fundraiser and community awareness event in the history of LSUHSCS
- The LSU Board of Supervisors and Governor Bobby Jindal approve plans for the relocation of the Huey P Long Medical Center to the England Airpark
- LSUSTAT, Louisiana's first hospital transfer center for referring physicians and their patients, becomes operational
- Smart IV Pumps put in service throughout hospital
- Day pain crisis unit for sickle cell patients opens at Feist-Weiller Cancer Center
- New blood donation center opens in LSU Medical Center
- New Signs Enhance Visibility of LSU Health Shreveport campus
- Shreveport medical student elected to LSU Board of Supervisors
- LSU Health Shreveport Alexandria Family Medicine Residency Program is one of ten programs cited with AAFP Foundation Pfizer Immunization Award
- Research in the lab of Robert E. Rhoads,PhD, Professor and Head, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology leads to $500,000 licensing deal for potential cancer therapy
- The George A. Khoury, Jr. and Dr. Donald G. Mack, Sr. Professorship for the St. Jude Clinic and the Dr. Mingyu Ding Memorial Professorship in Microbiology were matched by the Louisiana Board of Regents.
- Interventional Pulmonology procedures offered to patients
- Virtual reality LapSim introduced to teach laparoscopic surgery skills on virtual patients
- Chancellor Emeritus John McDonald passes away
- Hybrid OR suite opened for vascular procedures
- The Parkview Baptist Church is acquired by the Health Sciences Foundation with plans for conversion to a conference center and administrative support space
- Neuroradiology offers non-surgical aneurysm treatment
- LSUHSCS declared a Smoke Free Campus
- LSU Health Shreveport was rolled out as the new marketing identity
- Board of Regents establish Ike Muslow, M.D.Chair in Internal Medicine, Peggy and Aaron Selber Jr..and Steven Levine, M.D. Professorship in Endocrinology and Cherie-Ann Nathan, M.D. Professorship in Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery
- Nicholas Goeders, Ph.D., Professor and Head Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology and Neuroscience receives $3.9 million National Institute on Drug Abuse award to fund research on treatment for cocaine abuse
- Institution's new myHSC Intranet website launched
- Work Completed on Emergency Room Expansion Project, doubling the size of the center
- Robert A. Barish, MD appointed Chancellor and Dean of the LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport.
- Wound Management residency program in physical therapy begins.
- Institution's new external website launched
- Health Sciences Foundation receives $5 million unrestricted gift from estate of attorney Cleveland Burton
- LSUHSC-S one of 13 academic health centers nationwide to be accredited by the Association for Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP)
- Andrew Chesson, Jr., MD appointed Dean of the School of Medicine
- Regents create Gail and Donnie Juneau Chair in Transplantation Surgery, Marianne and Stafford Comegys Professorship in Medical Library Science and Y.K. Reddy Professorship in Allergy and Immunology
- School of Allied Health Professions gains administrative separation, Joseph McCulloch, PhD, appointed as first Dean.
- Sandra Roerig, PhD appointed first Dean of Graduate Studies.
- John C. McDonald, MD appointed as the first Chancellor and Dean of the LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport.
- The institution's name was changed once again from the Louisiana State University Medical Center to the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport as per Act 802 of the Louisiana Legislature.
- Arthur M. Freeman, III, MD appointed as Dean of the LSU School of Medicine in Shreveport.
- The ten-story Biomedical Research Institute building was dedicated.
- Darryl M. Williams, MD appointed as Dean of the LSU School of Medicine in Shreveport.
- Perry G. Rigby, MD appointed as Dean of the LSU School of Medicine in Shreveport.
- The Children's Center of the School of Allied Health Professions opens.
- First group of 11 Allied Health Students graduate.
- The name of the Hospital was changed from the Confederate Memorial Medical Center to the LSU Hospital by action of the LSU Board of Supervisors. The entire institution, both hospital and academic campus, became known as the Louisiana State University Medical Center at Shreveport.
- The School of Allied Health Professions in Shreveport was established as a branch of the New Orleans campus. Academic programs in Cardiopulmonary Science, Speech Language Pathology and Medical Technology were offered.
- The Confederate Memorial Medical Center hospital merged with the LSU School of Medicine.
- The Confederate Memorial Medical Center (CMMC) celebrated its Centennial. The CMMC had its beginnings as the Shreveport Charity Hospital, established on March 2, 1876.
- The five-building LSU School of Medicine complex was dedicated.
- Ike Muslow, MD appointed as Dean of the LSU School of Medicine in Shreveport.
- The first PhD candidate receives his degree from the Graduate School in Shreveport.
- Clifford G. Grulee, MD appointed as Dean of the School of Medicine in Shreveport.
- The first class of 31 medical students graduates.
- Dean Edgar Hull presided over the groundbreaking ceremonies for the five-building complex of the Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport located on Kings Highway.
- After a decade-long struggle, a School of Medicine was finally established in Shreveport. The first class of 32 medical students began their studies on September 15, 1969 at the Veteran's Administration Hospital. Edgar Hull, MD served as the School's first Dean.
- The Confederate Memorial Medical Center was dedicated.
- Ground was broken for the new hospital facility at the corner of Kings Highway and Linwood Avenue. Dedicated to the memory of the Confederate soldiers of the Civil War, the hospital was financed in part through the issuance of bonds secured by surpluses from the Confederate veterans' and widows' pension fund. Therefore, the new hospital was named Confederate Memorial Medical Center.
- Fire at the Shreveport Charity Hospital causes $80,000 in damages, but all 220 patients were safely evacuated.
- A new Shreveport Charity Hospital was built at the Texas Avenue and Murphy Street location.
- Charity Hospital is relocated to Texas Avenue and Murphy Street.
- Act 40 of the Louisiana Legislature established the Shreveport Charity Hospital, located at Pierre Avenue and Ford Street.