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Educational Spotlight: Statistical Presentations, Dr. Susan Ellenberg, Nov. 7th & 8th

Released: Friday, November 04, 2016

On behalf of Dr. Zhide Fang and Dean Smith from LSU Health Sciences Center School of Public Health, you are invited to attend two presentations from the 2016 LSUHSC SPH John Rock Visiting Scholar.

This year’s scholar is Dr. Susan Ellenberg, Professor of Biostatistics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Ellenberg will be giving presentations on Monday, November 7th and  Tuesday, November 8th that are open to all LA CaTS Center member institutions. Attendees can attend in person or by web conference. Meeting details are listed below. For questions, please contact  Daesy Behrhorst

November 7, 2016
3:30p - 4:30p
Presentation to School of Public Health, “Statisticians and the Early Days of AIDS Clinical Trials”. (Biostatistics Colloquium)
Location: LEC, 303

November 8, 2016
12p -1:00p
Presentation to LSU Health Sciences Center, “Clinical Trials in the Twenty-First Century: Emerging Issues and Controversies”.
by Dr. Susan Ellenberg
Location: SoN/AH Bldg, Lecture Hall A (228)


About the Louisiana Clinical and Translational Science (LA CaTS) Center
The LA CaTS Center is comprised of three primary collaborating institutions in the state, including LSU's Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge, LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, and Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans – and also includes six research partners: LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, and in New Orleans, Xavier University of Louisiana, Children’s Hospital, Ochsner Health System, Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System, and University Medical Center.  The LA CaTS Center’s vision for Louisiana encompasses the strengths and capacities unique to each member institution and represents a unified, comprehensive approach for targeting prevention, care and research of chronic diseases in the underserved population.  The scholar program is supported in part by U54 GM104940 from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health which funds the Louisiana Clinical and Translational Science Center.  For more information, please visit