Loyola University New Orleans - Health Career Seminars

Loyola University invites medical and admissions professionals to visit our campus and present seminars to students on how pursue careers in the health professions field. Career seminars are scheduled for Thursdays at 12:30 pm in Monroe Hall, Room 157 unless noted otherwise. You can address inquiries about our Health Professions Career Seminars to Dr. Letitia E. Beard at (504) 865-2768 or beard@loyno.edu. The following is a list of upcoming career seminars and an archive of past career seminars.

Upcoming Career Seminars

 
Spring 2012
January 24      Alice LeBlanc, Director of Admissions/Student Affairs, LSUHSC School of Public Health: Opportunities in Public Health.

January 31      Dr. Cynthia Collins, Associate Professor Nursing, Loyola University; Valerie Schluter, Assistant Dean, Nursing, Our Lady of the Lake College, Baton Rouge: Accelerated and Graduate Nursing Programs.

February 21    Dr. Jarrett Johnson, Chair of the Board of Trustees, Southern College of Optometry (Memphis, TN), Primary Eye Care, New Orleans, LA: Why Optometry is a Great.  

February 28    Laticia Barthe', Career Coordinator, Xavier University School of Pharmacy, New Orleans,  LA: The World of Pharmacy

March 7           Dr. Jane Eason, Associate Professor and Department Head, LSUHSC School of Allied Professions, New Orleans,  LA: Careers in Physical Therapy.

March 14         Dr. Sam McClugage, Department Head, Cell Biology & Anatomy, LSU School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA: Succeeding in Medical School.

April 4             Mr. Jared Granier, Director of Admissions, LSU School of Veterinary Medicine, Baton Rouge, LA: Exceptional Oportunities in Veterinary Medicine.

 


 
 

 

Past Seminars 

 
Fall 2012
  • September 20          Dr. Barbara Beckman, Dean of Admissions, Tulane University School of Medicine:  The Private Medical School.
  • September 27          Loyola Biological Sciences FacultyLoyola University Biology Department : Graduate Studies in Biological Sciences.
  • October 4                 Dr. F. Scott KennedyDean of Admissions, LSU School Medicine, Shreveport, LA:  Succeeding in Medical School.  
  • October 18               Dr. Sam McClugage,  Dean of Admissions, LSU School Medicine, New Orleans, LA:  Medical Student Life.
  • October 25               Dr. James Weir,  Dean of Admissions, William Carey School of Osteopathy, Hattiesburg, MS:  Osteopathic Medicine in the South.
  • November 3              Dr. John Ritchie,  Dean of Admissions, LSU School of Dentistry, New Orleans, LA:  Opportunities in Dentistry.

 

Spring 2012

 

  • Alice LeBlanc, Director of Public Health Admissions, Louisiana State University Health Science Center:  Opportunities in Public Health.
  • Dr. Cynthia Collins, Loyola University and Dr. Edna Hull, Our Lady of the Lake School of Nursing, New Orleans: “Accelerated and Graduate Nursing Programs”.
  • Dr. Jarret Johnson, Practicing Optometrist and Member of the Board of the Southern College of Optometry: Why Optometry is a Great Health Career Choice.
  • Dr. Randall Schexnayder, Xavier University New Orleans: The World of Pharmacy.
  • Dr. Jane Eason, Director of Admissions, in the Department of Physical Therapy LSUHSC School of Allied Health: Rewarding Careers in Physical Therapy.
  • Dr. Denise L. Elliott and Dr. Catherine Hudson, DPM- Foot and Ankle Center: Why Podiatry is a Choice Health Career.

 

 

Spring 2011

  • Alice LeBlanc, Director of Public Health Admissions, LSUHSC School of Public Health: Opportunities in Public Health Fields.
  • Dr. Jan Rines, Professor of Oceanography and Environmental Biology, University of Rhode Island: Careers in Marine and Environmental Biology. 
  • Dr. Ann Cary, Director of Nursing, Loyola University and Edna Hull, Director of Our Lady of the Lake School of Nursing in New Orleans: Accelerated and Graduate Nursing Programs.
  • Dr. Jarret Johnson, Practicing Optometrist and Member of the Board of the Southern College of Optometry: Why Optometry is a Great Health Career Choice.
  • Dr. Jane Eason, Director of Admissions, in the Department of Physical Therapy LSUHSC School of Allied Health: Rewarding Careers in Physical Therapy.
  • Dr. Denise L. Elliott, DPM- Foot and Ankle Center: Why Podiatry is a Choice Health Career.
  • Jeffrey Granier, Director of Admissions, Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine: The Many Worlds of Veterinary Medicine.

 

 

Fall 2010

  • Loyola Biological Sciences Faculty. Graduate Studies in Biological Sciences.
  • Dr. F. Scott Kennedy, Dean of Admissions, LSU School of Medicine in Shreveport. Succeeding in Medical School.
  • Dr. John Ritchie, Dean of Admissions, LSU School of Dentistry in New Orleans. Opportunities in Dentistry.
  • Dr. Sam McClugage, Dean of Admissions, LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans. Medical Student Life.
  • Dr. James Weir, Dean of Admissions, William Carey School of Osteopathy, Hattisburg, Mississippi. A School of Osteopathy in the South.
  • Dr. Barbara Beckman, Dean of Admissions, Tulane University School Medicine. The Private Medical School.
  • Sam G. McClugage. Admissions Director, LSU-New Orleans School of Medicine. Medical Student Life.
  • The Biological Sciences Faculty, Loyola University New Orleans. Graduate School in the Biological Sciences: What its all About and How to get there .
  • Major Dallas, U.S. Army Health Professions . U.S. Army Scholarships for Health Fields.
  • Scott Kennedy. Admissions Director, LSU-Shreveport School of Medicine. Succeeding in Medical School.
  • Barbara Beckman. Dean of Admissions, Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans. The Private Medical School.
  • James Weir. Admissions Director, LSU-New Orleans School of Dentistry. Extraordinary opportunties in dentistry.

Spring 2007

  • American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine, Admissions Directors. How to Succeed in Osteopathy.
  • Katherine Theall. LSU School of Public Health. Great Opportunities in Public Health Fields.
  • Gail Tumulty, Interim Director of Nursing, Loyola University New Orleans and Dr. Katherine Martin, Director Our Lady of the Lake School of Nursing in New Orleans. Accellerated and Graduate Nursing Programs.
  • Maggie Couvillon (Loyola alumna) speaking on graduate school in the UK and Kristina Cesa speaking on international health programs. Biological Sciences Graduate School with an International Flair!
  • Randall Schexnayder, Director of Admissions School of Pharmacy , Xavier University New Orleans. Careers in Pharmacy Today.
  • Beth Weiss, Chair- Department of Physical Therapy, LSU Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, and Erica Kinler, P.T. (and Loyola alumna). Practicing Physical Therapy.
  • Rene Pigeon , Past President- New Orleans Society of Optometry. Why Optometrists Love Their Profession.

Fall 2006

  • Pre-Health Assembly hosted by the Loyola Health Professions Advisory Board and Dean of Arts & Sciences.
  • Sam G. McClugage. Admissions Director, LSU-New Orleans School of Medicine. Medical Student Life and LSU-NO medical school programs.
  • The Biological Sciences Faculty, Loyola University New Orleans. Graduate School in the Biological Sciences: What its all About and How to get there.
  • Scott Kennedy. Admissions Director, LSU-Shreveport School of Medicine. Succeeding in Medical School and LSU-Shreveport medical school programs.
  • Barbara Beckman. Dean of Admissions, Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans. The Private Medical School and Tulane medical school programs.
  • James Weir. Admissions Director, LSU-New Orleans School of Dentistry. Extraordinary opportunties in dentistry and LSU-NO dental school programs.

Spring 2006

  • Pre-Health Assembly hosted by the Loyola Health Professions Advisory Board and Dean of Arts & Sciences.
  • Barbara Beckman. Dean of Admissions, Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans. The Private Medical School and Tulane medical school programs.
  • Scott Kennedy. Admissions Director, LSU-Shreveport School of Medicine. Succeeding in Medical School and LSU-Shreveport medical school programs.
  • Sam G. McClugage. Admissions Director, LSU-New Orleans School of Medicine. Medical Student Life and LSU-NO medical school programs.
  • James Weir. Admissions Director, LSU-New Orleans School of Dentistry. Extraordinary opportunties in dentistry and LSU-NO dental school programs. 
  • Billie A. Wilson, Loyola University New Orleans The Diversity of Nursing Careers. 
  • Beth Weiss, Chair- Department of Physical Therapy, LSU Health Sciences Center, New Orleans. Careers in Physical Therapy.

Spring 2005

  • Lori Hymbaugh, Our Lady of the Lake College, New Orleans Campus and Billie A. Wilson, Loyola University New Orleans Nursing Programs (City College). Innovative Nursing Curriculum. 
  • Elaine Boston, Dean of Admissions School of Public Health, Tulane University. Public Health Careers.  
  • Victoria Knutson, Dean of Admissions Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Life as a Graduate Student-What’s It All About? 
  • Beth Weiss, Chair- Department of Physical Therapy, LSU Health Sciences Center, New Orleans. Physical Therapy Careers Today.
  • Randall Shexnayder, Director of Admissions School of Pharmacy, Xavier University New Orleans, Louisiana. The Advantages of Pharmacy Careers. 

 Fall 2004

  • Pre-Health Assembly hosted by the Loyola Health Professions Advisory Board and Dean of Arts & Sciences.
  • Scott Kennedy. Admissions Director, LSU-Shreveport School of Medicine. Discussion of medical school education and LSU-Shreveport medical school programs.
  • Sam G. McClugage. Admissions Director, LSU-New Orleans School of Medicine. Discussion of medical school education and LSU-NO medical school programs.
  • James Weir. Admissions Director, LSU-New Orleans School of Dentistry. Discussion of dental school education and LSU-NO dental school programs.
  • Barbara Beckman. Department of Admissions, Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans.
  • John Klute. Department of Admissions, The Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine.
  • Charles J. Calais. U.S. Army Health Sciences Recruiter, U.S. Army. Scholarships for Health Professional Students.
  • Jeffrey Tasker. Graduate Director, Department of Cell & Molecular Biology, Tulane University. Careers in Cell & Molecular Biology, Master's Program at Tulane University.

Spring 2004

  • Larry Broussard, Director of Medical Technology. Clinical Lab Sciences. LSU Health Sciences Center, New Orleans. Discussion of careers in medical technology.
  • Beth Weiss. Chairperson, Department of Physical Therapy, LSU-New Orleans School of Medicine. Discussion of physical therapy education and the PT program at LSU-New Orleans.
  • David Martin, Director of Student Affairs, Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine. Discussion of podiatry and Temple University's programs.
  • Elaine Boston, Dean of Admissions, Tulane School of Public Health. Discussion of careers in public health and Tulane Public Health programs.
  • Pre-Medical School Panel Discussion hosted by the Loyola University Office of Career Services, Health Professions Advisory Board, Department of Biological Sciences, and alumna currently in medical school or enjoying a career in the health professions.
  • Sonia Washington, LSU-New Orleans School of Nursing. Discussion of careers in nursing and LSU-New Orleans nursing programs.

Fall 2003

  • Pre-Health Assembly hosted by the Loyola Health Professions Advisory Board and Dean of Arts & Sciences.
  • Scott Kennedy. Admissions Director, LSU-Shreveport School of Medicine. Discussion of medical school education and LSU-Shreveport medical school programs.
  • Sam G. McClugage. Admissions Director, LSU-New Orleans School of Medicine. Discussion of medical school education and LSU-NO medical school programs.
  • Joseph Pisano. Dean for Admissions, Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans.
  • James Weir. Admissions Director, LSU-New Orleans School of Dentistry. Discussion of dental school education and LSU-NO dental school programs.