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James K. Elrod Department of Health Administration Announces Shannon Shankle as 2012 Distinguished Alumna

January 19, 2012
The James K. Elrod Department of Health Administration at LSU Shreveport proudly announces Shannon Shankle as the 2012 Distinguished Alumna.

A member of the class of 2011, Shankle is currently employed as Neurology Coordinator at Willis-Knighton Health System in Shreveport. She also serves as the Alumni Representative of the Elrod Department's Advisory Board. During her tenure at LSU Shreveport, she earned a 4.0 GPA and was recognized as the Master of Health Administration program's 2011 Student of the Year, presented jointly by the Elrod Department of Health Administration and the LSUS Office of Graduate Studies.

In accepting the honor of Distinguished Alumna, Shankle will speak on her career, the healthcare industry and her experience in the MHA program. Her presentation will be held on Thursday, February 16 at 6 p.m. in the third floor conference room of the Noel Memorial Library on the campus of LSU Shreveport. This event is open to the general public.

For further information, please contact Dr. John L. Fortenberry, Jr., Chair of the James K. Elrod Department of Health Administration, at


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