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AL Medical Briefs Parenthood Course A free preparation for parenthood course, offered by the Northwest Louisi-ana Red Cross Chapter, begins today, 7-9 p.m., at Schumpert Medical Center. Ad-ditional sessions will be held Feb. 7,9,14, 16 and 21 at the Red Cross headquarters, 4201 Linwood Ave. The class is designed for expectant parents and will include lessons in fetal development, exercises and breathing techniques, labor and delivery, formula preparation, breast care, bathing and in-fant care through the first year. Instruc-tor will be Beverly Shatteen, a regis-tered nurse. For more information and to register, call Dorothy Lea, nursing and health ser-vices coordinator, at 424-1432. Advisory Board Mimi Hussey, wife of Mayor John Hussey, has been elected chairperson of the first Mothers Against Drugs (MAD) advisory Board. Also on the board are Rep. Buddy Roemer (honorary mem-ber), The Travelers Insurance Group, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas E. Hogan, Mr. and Mrs. William Owens, Mr. and Mrs. Jon McKinnie, Mr. and Mrs. John Johnson, Mr. and Mrs. Peyton Shehee, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Young, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph W. Parnell Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Richard W. Odom, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas P. Bevins II, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Sklar, Dr. and Mrs. Jerome S. Snyder, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Lof tus, Jospeh D. Kent and the Rev. and Mrs. Fred Patten. The Magale, Frost and Gannett foun-dations were instrumental in helping Mothers Against Drugs, a pilot program in Shreveport, launch its drug abuse educational programs for the communi-ty during the past 18 months. Authors, Editors Raghunath P. Misra, M.D., Ph.D., and I. Daniel Sanusi, M.D., both pathologists at LSUMC School of Medicine in Shreveport, are authors of a reference book on skin biopsy published in January by Charles C. Thomas, Springfield, 111. Title of the book is "An Atlas of Skin Biopsy — Diagnosis by Light and Im-muno Microscopy of Vesico-Bullous, Connective Disorders and Vasculitis of the Skin." Dr. Misra is associate professor of pathology and chief of im-muno/ renal pathology; Dr. Sanusi is as-sociate professor of pathology and chief of dermatopathology. Both are consult-ants to the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Shreveport. Two faculty members of the medical school's department of psychiatry joint-ly edited the text, "The Neurobiology of Opiate Reward Mechanisms," just pub-lished by Elsevier Biomedical Press, Amsterdam. James E. Smith, Ph.D., as-sociate professor of psychiatry, edited the book with John D. Lane, Ph.D., who at the time was also an associate professor of psychiatry, but who recent-ly accepted a position in another state. Drs. Smith and Lane also are authors of two chapters of the book, which is con-sidered "at the forefront of brain behav-ior research in opiates." Board of Governors Dr. Fred J. Stucker, professor and chairman of the department of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery at LSUMC School of Medicine in Shreveport, has been appointed to the board of governors of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Inc. He will serve until Dec. 31, 1985. Dr. Stucker recently presented lec-tures to two professional organizations, the Dallas-Fort Worth Society of Otolaryngologists-Head and Neck Sur-geons and the a meeting of the Southern Section of Facial Plastic and Re-constructive Surgeons in Chapel Hill, N.C.
Misra, Raghunath P.
Sanusi, I. Daniel
Stucker, Fred J.
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