July 10, 2019

Capital Area Human Services (CAHS) is sponsoring a three-part education series on effective parenting. The program is free and open to parents seeking assistance with effective ways to improve and strengthen family relationships with children, preteens, and teens. The program is offered in coordination with Mirror of Grace, a Baton Rouge nonprofit organization.

The three-part series will be held on Mondays from 4-5:30 p.m. on July 15, July 22, and July 29 at Capital Area Human Services, Children's Behavioral Health Services, 4615 Government Street, Building 1, in Baton Rouge. 

July 10, 2019

LSU School of Social Work in partnership with Ochsner Health System, Chamberlain University College of Nursing, and Alzheimer’s Services of the Capital Area in Baton Rouge announced a five-year, $3.73 million initiative to improve the quality of life for Louisiana residents and families living with Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders, or ADRD. Since its inception in 2014, this federal grant program has approved 92 proposals. The LSU School of Social Work is one of only three social work programs nationally to receive this funding recognition.

July 10, 2019

A regional consortium of cancer care organizations has announced its 2019 medical physics residency training program graduates, which include John Doiron, Fei Duan, Nicholas Marsh, and Brittany Moore.

July 10, 2019

Cecile Castello has received the Health Hero Award from the Louisiana Department of Health. Given by Dr. Rebekah Gee, secretary of the Department of Health, the award recognizes individuals for their commitment to improving the health of Louisiana’s residents.

Castello has served as director of the Health Standards Section within the Department of Health since 2012. Her team is responsible for licensing reviews and certifications of all Louisiana healthcare facilities. She has more than 20 years of service with the Department of Health.

July 11, 2019

As Hurricane Barry approaches the Louisiana coast, Woman’s Hospital urges expectant mothers to think ahead and be prepared for circumstances outside of regular appointments and to consider alternate birth plans.