LSU Provost Visits Cancer Center

Meets Medical Physics student & LSU’s most recent Fulbright Scholar


(Baton Rouge, La.) Executive Vice Chancellor and LSU Provost Stuart R. Bell, Ph.D., along with other LSU leaders, paid a visit to the Cancer Center Tuesday, June 18. Their purpose was to learn more about the joint LSU/Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center Medical Physics Program as an exemplar of the potential of public-private partnerships in higher education. While present, Dr. Bell had the opportunity to meet Medical Physics student Lydia Wilson, LSU’s most recent Fulbright Scholar.

Click here to read more about Wilson and the challenging topic she will be researching during her upcoming year in Croatia.


Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center is a regional cancer care organization that has been fighting cancer for over 40 years. With five centers in Baton Rouge, Covington, Hammond, Houma and Gonzales, its service area encompasses 18 parishes across southeast Louisiana.