LSUHealthNO Celebrates National Public Health Week

LSU Health New Orleans School of Public Health will mark National Public Health Week, April 3 - 9, with a variety of events celebrating the power of prevention, advocating for healthy and fair policies, sharing strategies for successful partnerships and championing the role of a strong public health system. The school invites the public to attend the free events and become part of a growing movement to create the healthiest nation in one generation. The schedule of events follows:

Delta Omega Honors Day
Annual event for students to present their research and practice
Sponsored by LSUHealthNO School of Public Health and Delta Omega Chapter
Monday, April 3, 2017
10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Human Development Center, 411 South Prieur Street, Room 335
10 a.m. – 12 p.m. (Poster Session)
12 p.m. – 1 p.m. (Lunch)
1:30 p.m. (Oral Presentations—Theses and Mini-Dissertations)

LSUHealthNO School of Public Health Alumni Keynote Presentation
“Bastion, serving veterans for housing, social support and healthcare needs”
Presenter: Dylan Tete, Executive Director, Bastion
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
2020 Gravier Street, Rm 303

Public Health Careers: A Panel Discussion
Sponsored by SOAR (Student Organization for the Advancement of Research)
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
1 p.m. – 2 p.m.
2020 Gravier Street, Rm 303

LSUHealthNO School of Public Health Community and Alumni Social
Thursday, April 6, 2017
3:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.
LSUHealthNO Garden, adjacent to the School of Medicine, 1542 Tulane Ave.

NPHW Special Presentation: Intersection of Disciplines – Reversing Disease for Optimal Health
Presenter: Jack Kruse, DMD, MD (LSUHealthNO Neurosurgery Alum ’93)*
Friday, April 7, 2017
12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Medical Education Building, 1901 Perdido Street, Lecture Hall B

*Dr. Jack Kruse is the CEO of Optimized Life, a health and wellness company dedicated to helping patients avoid the healthcare burdens encountered during aging. He is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the Congress of Neurologic Surgeons and Age Management Medicine Group.