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James K. Elrod Department of Health Administration

Sponsored Student Organizations

The James K. Elrod Department of Health Administration sponsors two student organizations; namely, the ACHE Higher Education Network and the Health Administration Network at LSU Shreveport.

The ACHE (American College of Healthcare Executives) Higher Education Network
The James K. Elrod Department is a member of the ACHE Higher Education Network. This essentially constitutes a student chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives and provides numerous educational resources for both students and faculty members. It is strongly advised that students of the Elrod Department join the American College of Healthcare Executives to tap into the vast resources that the organization provides, most notably including career placement services and networking opportunities. The campus advisor for the ACHE Higher Education Network is Elrod Department Chair, Dr. John L. Fortenberry, Jr.

The Health Administration Network at LSU Shreveport
The James K. Elrod Department of Health Administration sponsors the Health Administration Network, an online community that fosters productive interactions between and among students, faculty, alumni, and advisory board members. Membership in the Health Administration Network is automatic on gaining admission into the MHA program and is also extended to Department faculty, alumni, and advisory board members. The campus advisor for the Health Administration Network is Elrod Department Chair, Dr. John L. Fortenberry, Jr.