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Tenet HealthSystem/Jo Ellen Smith, BSN
Endowed Chair of Nursing

The LSU Health Sciences Center, School of Nursing, Tenet HealthSystem/Jo Ellen Smith, BSN Chair of Nursing focuses on research and scholarly endeavors. This noted researcher and scholar will have the opportunity to engage in collaborative research within LSUHSC and the hospitals comprising the LSU Health Care Services Division to conduct clinical nursing and interprofessional research. These research findings are expected to support state-of-the-science clinical nursing practice and mission of the School of Nursing.

Become part of the dynamic efforts to re-envision nursing and health care in Louisiana. This Endowed Chair of Nursing will provide research leadership to improve healthcare in a post-Katrina environment still recovering from damage. The Endowed Chair, working closely with nursing faculty and partnering with area and system hospitals, will establish programs of study that are inclusive of the vulnerable groups represented in this underserved and medically needy area.

Forward letter of interest and CV to:

Dr. Demetrius Porche, Dean




posted may 2013