School of Allied Health Professions


Dr. Erin M. Dugan, Ph.D.

Welcome to the School of Allied Health Professions (SAHP) at Louisiana State University Health - New Orleans. Established in 1970, by the Board of Supervisors, the School of Allied Health Professions comprises both undergraduate and graduate programs. Baccalaureate degrees (Bachelor of Science) are offered in Cardiopulmonary Science and Medical Laboratory Science. The Department of Communication Disorders offers a Master of Communication Disorders degree in Speech and Language Pathology and a Doctor of Audiology (AuD) in hearing. The Department of Occupational Therapy offers the Master of Occupational Therapy Degree, the Department of Physical Therapy offers a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree, and the Department of Counseling offers the Master of Health Sciences degree. The SAHP also includes the Human Development Center, which provides programs to increase the capacity of healthcare providers for individuals with developmental and acquired disabilities. The SAHP provides multidisciplinary outpatient services to achieve diversity of patient objectives that include diagnostic, therapeutic, and restorative services to enable patients to achieve as much functional, social, and occupational independence as is reasonably possible. The School of Allied Health Professions is committed to providing quality education, leadership, research, and public service through direct patient care and community outreach by clinical healthcare professionals.


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School of Allied Health Professions
411 South Prieur Street
New Orleans, LA
Room 424
Phone: 504-556-3400

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