Four distinguished members of our Department of Surgery were selected for Endowments, Dr. Keith White, Dr. Kathryn Richardson, Dr. Navdeep Samra and Dr. Quyen Chu.
Honors and Awards News
Julia Esparza, AHIP, started as President of the Medical Library Association (MLA), a major national association for health sciences librarians.
Dr. Anthony Sin has been awarded the Donald and Kathryn R. Smith Endowed Chair in Spinal Treatment.
The Louisiana Orthopaedic Association is a statewide, professional membership organization comprised of orthopaedic surgeons, orthopedic residents and affiliated healthcare providers.
Dr. Mary Jo Fitz-Gerald has been elected to the American Psychiatric Association's Assembly to serve as the Recorder.
Cherie-Ann Nathan, MD, FACS, Professor and Chairman of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery at LSU Health Shreveport, was recently inducted as the President of the American Head and Neck Society (AHNS) at the Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings in Austin, Texas.
John A. Vanchiere, MD, PhD, Professor of Pediatrics, Chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Vice Chair of Pediatric Research, received the Allen A. Copping Excellence in Teaching Award for Clinical Science at LSU Health Shreveport’s graduation ceremony on May 25.
Navdeep Samra, MD, FICS, FACS, Tenured Associate Professor of Surgery at LSU Health Shreveport, has been elected as a member of the Society of University Surgeons (SUS).
Dr. McPherson played a major role in alerting Congress to the conditions in the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) family residential centers.
Dr. Kenneth Abreo honored as a Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient by the American Society of Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology (ASDIN).