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A letter to the people of Louisiana

Dear Friends: As of Monday, October 1, Ochsner LSU Health System of North Louisiana takes over operations of the safety net hospitals in Shreveport and Monroe from BRF/University Health System. This outcome is the culmination of over three years of our deliberate...

NLAF 2 partners with six North Louisiana universities

Six North Louisiana universities and foundations have partnered with the New Louisiana Angel Fund 2 (NLAF 2), a $3 million angel investment fund made up of more than 60 accredited angel investors or entities, to expose business students to such areas as...

8 Caddo Parish high school seniors graduate from SMART program

Eight Caddo Parish High School students who graduated from the Science and Medicine Academic Research Training (SMART) program were honored at a special luncheon. The SMART program matches high school seniors with LSUHSCS researchers. The students spend a year working...

Juan Zuniga family makes donation to University Health Shreveport

Juan Zuniga, age 25, is a walking testament to the quality of care at University Health Shreveport. Zuniga was shot during a robbery outside of his family’s restaurant in July 2017. He was rushed to the hospital’s trauma center, where LSU Health Shreveport doctors...

A letter from John F. George Jr., M.D.

BRF took on its largest endeavor and business unit over five years ago with a goal to provide uninterrupted safety net healthcare service to North Louisiana and support to LSU Health Sciences Center Shreveport (LSUHSCS) as its clinical partner. Our secondary goal was...

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