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8 Caddo Parish high school seniors graduate from SMART program

Eight Caddo Parish High School students who graduated from the Science and Medicine Academic Research Training (SMART) program were honored at a special luncheon. The SMART program matches high school seniors with LSUHSCS researchers. The students spend a year working...

Juan Zuniga family makes donation to University Health Shreveport

Juan Zuniga, age 25, is a walking testament to the quality of care at University Health Shreveport. Zuniga was shot during a robbery outside of his family’s restaurant in July 2017. He was rushed to the hospital’s trauma center, where LSU Health Shreveport doctors...

A letter from John F. George Jr., M.D.

BRF took on its largest endeavor and business unit over five years ago with a goal to provide uninterrupted safety net healthcare service to North Louisiana and support to LSU Health Sciences Center Shreveport (LSUHSCS) as its clinical partner. Our secondary goal was...

Support growing for House Bill 885

A message from Rep. Cedric B. Glover of Shreveport: Despite the challenge of the looming fiscal cliff, there is still something special going on during the current regular Legislative Session in Baton Rouge, especially for north Louisiana. For the first time ever, the...

SMART student top winner at state science fair

Three students of the Science and Medicine Academic Research Training (SMART) program were the top three winners of the 2018 Louisiana Region I Science and Engineering Fair, and one SMART student placed first overall at state in the 2018 Louisiana Science and...

Arthur Thompson named BRF Board of Directors chairman

BRF is pleased to announce that Arthur G. Thompson, Clerk of Council for the City of Shreveport, is the new BRF Board of Directors chairman. Thompson has served on the BRF Board of Directors since 2005, serving as an officer for the past eight consecutive years, as...


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