Health Science Center forensic dentist on scene in Baton Rouge

September 6, 2005

David Senn, D.D.S., a forensic dentist who helped identify victims of September 11 at Ground Zero in New York, is in Baton Rouge, La., as part of a regional team sent to begin the process of identifying victims of Hurricane Katrina. Dr. Senn is a clinical assistant professor of dental diagnostic science at the Health Science Center.




Health Science Center assisting Katrina efforts on multiple fronts

September 6, 2005

The Health Science Center is focusing its Hurricane Katrina relief efforts on providing care for critically ill refugees, addressing public health challenges, assisting local and state agencies, accommodating displaced health professional students and residents, and offering research resources to scientists so that vital work is not lost, Francisco G. Cigarroa, M.D., president, said in a campus e-mail Friday.