LSUHSC School of Public Health
The mission of LSUHSC School of Public Health is to advance the public's health and well-being through high quality public health education, innovative high impact research, and community service through public health advocacy, collaboration, and practice focusing on issues affecting Louisiana.
There are a number of academic programs, including: Behavioral & Community Health Sciences, Biostatistics, Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences, Epidemiology, and Health Policy & Systems Management.
There are also a number of research and service programs, including: Louisiana Tumor Registry, Louisiana Breast & Cervical Health (LBCHP), Louisiana Comprehensive Cancer Control Program (LCP), SurviveDAT, Tobacco Control Initiative/Tobacco Free Living, Trim Teens, Response to Oil Spill, and Initiative for Evaluation and Capacity Building. Also housed at LSU Public Health are the Institute of Public Health & Justice, and Delta Region AETC.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is the nation's premier public health agency-working to ensure healthy people in a healthy world. Their mission is to collaborate to create the expertise, information, and tools that people and communities need to protect their health - through health promotion, prevention of disease, injury and disability, and preparedness for new health threats.
CDC seeks to accomplish its mission by working with partners throughout the nation and the world to monitor health, detect and investigate health problems, conduct research to enhance prevention, develop and advocate sound public health policies, implement prevention strategies, promote healthy behaviors, foster safe and healthful environments, and provide leadership and training.
The Greater Good
GreaterGood.org is an independent 501(c)(3) charitable organization devoted to improving the health and well-being of people, pets, and the planet. GreaterGood has given over $30 million to charity partners and programs worldwide that work toward our mission. We work to alleviate and address the root causes of world hunger and food insecurity; to detect and treat breast cancer and other health concerns, particularly in women; prevent and treat childhood illness; and promote children’s literacy and education in the United States and around the world. The Greater Good in collaboration with SurviveDAT, works to provide supportive services to young breast cancer survivors in Louisiana.