July 18, 2017

Dr. Trey Dunbar, Tulane University School of Medicine’s section chief of neonatology, will also serve as Tulane Health System’s chief medical officer starting July 24. While Dr.

July 18, 2017

Demetrius Porche, DNS, PhD, FACHE, FAANP, FAAN, Professor and Dean of LSU Health New Orleans School of Nursing, is one of 14 distinguished nurse educators chosen for induction into the National League for Nursing’s Academy of Nursing Education. Dr.

July 18, 2017

The Slidell Memorial Hospital Board of Commissioners has formally welcomed one new appointment, and one re-appointment, to its membership. The appointment and reappointment were made by Louisiana Sen. Sharon Hewitt as appointing authority, based on nominating committee recommendations.

July 18, 2017

Tulane Health System has opened the area’s first dedicated center for pediatric inflammatory bowel disease (PIBD) patients at Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children in Metairie. The center offers complete care for children with chronic disorders that cause pain, swelling, and inflammation of the small and large intestine, such as Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.

July 18, 2017

Dr. Paul Harch, Clinical Professor and Director of Hyperbaric Medicine at LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine, and Dr. Edward Fogarty, at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine, report the case of the reversal of brain volume loss in a two-year-old drowning victim who was unresponsive to all stimuli. The patient was treated with normobaric oxygen (oxygen at sea level) and hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT).