What’s Going on in Your Neck of the Woods?

Cardiovascular Center of Excellence: 

  1. Please join us in congratulating the LSUHSC Cardiovascular Center of Excellence’s own David Polhemus, Ph.D. for receiving the Chancellor’s Award at the Graduate Research Day Award Ceremony on Friday, November 3, 2017. The award is given to each year to “a high ranking graduating student who has done the most to promote the health sciences and the School before the public. Selection is made by a committee of the faculty appointed by the Dean, with consultation by members of the graduating class.”
  2. Dr. Danielle Gottlieb Sen, M.D., M.S., MPH, of the Cardiovascular Center of Excellence and New Orleans Children’s Hospital, was nominated by her peers as one of the Top 50 New Orleans’ Women of 2017 by New Orleans CityBusiness. Dr. Gottlieb Sen is both a Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgeon and Assistant Professor for the Department of Surgery. Her contributions have led to numerous advancements in cardiovascular care for infants, children, and adults. She is one of only 15 female pediatric cardiovascular surgeons in North America. The 19th annual “Women of the Year” were recognized at a noon luncheon Thursday, Nov. 2 at the Hyatt Regency.

Microbiology, Immunology, and Parasitology 

Doug Johnston, PhD, an Assistant Professor in MIP, was invited to present a seminar at the American Society of Microbiology South Central Branch Meeting in Little Rock, Arkansas in October 2017.

Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery 

Dr. Moises Arriaga, Clinical Professor, Acoustic Neuroma Association, National Webinar, One of three physicians on the National Webinar educating patients and their families on Acoustic Neuroma, November 20, 2017

Dr. Jeffrey Joseph, Assistant Professor, presented at the American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, “Effective Brow Lifting” and “Simple Method for Tightening the Lateral Canthus” in Phoenix, Arizona, October 2017.

Dr. Moises Arriaga presented at the fall Scientific Program in prior to the start of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-HNSF, Chicago, IL, September 2017.

Dr. Kevin McLaughlin, Clinical Assistant Professor presented at the GNO ENT Society Meeting, “Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulation for the Treatment of OSA”, October, 2017.

Dr. Rohan Walvekar, Associate Professor and Dr. Carlos Busso, Research Associate received awards for the Lift Grant they received for “Automated Hydraulic Borer (HYB) for in situ lysis of salivary stones”, November 9, 2017.

Dr. Anna Pou, Clinical Professor, and Vice Chair, will be a Panelist on The Leadership Forum panel at the Board of Governor’s Meeting of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery March, 2018