Ochsner Annual Research Night Highlights Biomedical Research

NEW ORLEANS – May 9, 2011 – On Tuesday, May 10, 2011, Ochsner Health System will host its 8th Annual Research Night. This annual event highlights biomedical research at Ochsner including poster displays of recently published or soon-to-be published clinical research projects. At Ochsner Research Night, clinicians and scientists discuss their research projects and investigators will present recent studies and findings.

The event is not open to the public.

"Ochsner was founded on the principles of academics and continues to invest in multiple research and education initiatives," says Dr. William W. Pinsky, Chief Academic Officer at Ochsner.

The event will take place from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm in the Brent House Atrium and will offer CME and CNE credit to attendees.


Ochsner Health System is southeast Louisiana's largest non-profit, academic, multi-specialty, healthcare delivery system with eight hospitals and over 38 health centers in Louisiana. Ochsner has been named the Consumer Choice for Healthcare in New Orleans for 15 consecutive years and is the only Louisiana hospital recognized by U.S. News and World Report as a "Best Hospital" across seven specialty categories. Ochsner employs more than 12,500 employees, over 850 physicians in over 90 medical specialties and subspecialties and conducts over 300 clinical research trials annually. Ochsner Health System is proud to be a tobacco free environment. For more information, please visit ochsner.org and follow us on Twitter and Facebook.