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Why Choose a Career in Public Health?
The LSUHSC School of Public Health offers six degrees: Bachelor of Science in Public Health (BSPH), 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.
Ready for the Next Semester in Public Health?
At the LSUHSC School of Public Health we are proud of our students and are especially glad to have them as part of our community. As you pursue your academic goals we will be glad to be of assistance.
Cervical cancer screening for individuals at average risk: 2020 guideline update from the American Cancer Society
The Disease Ecology, Epidemiology, Clinical Manifestations, and Management of Trichinellosis Linked to Consumption of Wild Animal Meat
Featured Research Program
Disaster & Resilience
The Women and Their Children’s Health (WaTCH) study: resilience and the short- and long-term physical, mental health and community effects after disaster.
Featured Service Programs
Epi Data Center: REDCap Hands-on Session
The Epidemiology Data Center Service (EDC/Epi Data Center) provides biostatistical, epidemiologic, and study design support for health-related research projects. REDCap is available through EDC.
Melinda S. Sothern, PhD, CEP
Melinda S. Sothern, PhD, CEP is a licensed clinical exercise physiologist and currently serves as Professor with tenure at the Louisiana State University (LSU) Health Sciences Center (HSC), Schools of Medicine and Public Health in New Orleans, LA. She is the recipient of the Jim Finks Endowed Chair in Health Promotion in Behavioral and Community Health Sciences and maintains an adjunct appointment in the Prevention of Childhood Obesity Laboratory at the LSU Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge.