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Kim Edward LeBlanc, MD, PhD, FAAFP, FACSM

Head, Department of Family Medicine
Bernard and Marie Lahasky Professor of Family Medicine
Director, Rural Education, School of Medicine

LSU Department of Family Medicine
1542 Tulane Ave., Box T1-8
New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone: (504) 568-4570
klebla@lsuhsc.edu

 

LSU Rural Scholars Track http://www.medschool.lsuhsc.edu/family_medicine/rural_scholars.aspx

Degrees

MD - 1978
LSU School of Medicine-Shreveport

PhD Exercise Physiology - 1998
LSU-Baton Rouge

Bio

1981-2002
Private Primary Care Sports Medicine and Family Medicine Practice, Breaux Bridge, LA

2002-present
Marie Lahasky Professor and Head of the Department of Family

2002-present
Director of Rural Education, LSU Rural Scholars Track

Clinical Interests

Sports injuries
Exercise prescription
Ergogenic aids and supplements
Medical problems in athletes

Research Interests

Sports medicine
Exercise and nutrition

 

Teaching Activities

Course moderator, Health-Realted Physical Activity Module, Science and Practice of Medicine 200
Course director and lecturer, Health Promotion Elective
Lecturer, Pharmacology and Anatomy
Lecturer, Family Medicine Clerkship
 

Committees & Administrative Responsibilities

LSUHSC Rural Health Initiative Workgroup
LSU-SOM Strategic Planning Committee, Curriculum Subcommittee
LSU-SOM Curriculum Oversight Committee
LSU-SOM Admissions Committee

Selected Publications

 

LeBlanc KE, Cestia W. Carpal tunnel syndrome. Am Fam Physician 2011;83(8):952-8.

LeBlanc KE, LeBlanc LL. Musculoskeletal disorders. Prim Care 2010;37(2):389-406.

LeBlanc, KE. Nutrition in sports –protein/carbohydrate/fats. PEPID Primary Care Plus. Skokie, IL: PEPID. 2008. http://www.pepidonline.com/Main.aspx

LeBlanc, KE. Fostering rural physicians: the early success of the Rural Scholars Track at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine – New Orleans. J La State Med Soc 2008;160(3):142-8.

LeBlanc, KE. Osteopathic licensing in Louisiana: post-acceptance of COMLEX-USA. Journal of Medical Licensure and Discipline 2007;93(3):4-5.

Diaz JH, LeBlanc KE. Common spider bites. Am Fam Physician 2007;75(6):869-73.

LeBlanc, KE. Cerebral Concussions. In: Paulman PM, Paulman AA, Harrison JD, eds. Taylor’s Manual of Family Practice. 3rd ed. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2007.

LeBlanc KE, Low Back Pain in the Elderly, Rosenthal TC, Williams ME, Naughton BJ, eds. Office Care Geriatrics: The Essentials. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2006.

LeBlanc KE, Musculoskeletal Problems in the Elderly, Rosenthal TC, Williams ME, Naughton BJ, eds. Office Care Geriatrics: The Essentials. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2006.