Faculty Bios

Emergency Medicine Faculty

Thomas C. Arnold, MD, FAAEM, FACMT
Professor and Chairman of Emergency Medicine 

     Dr. Arnold has served as the Chairman of the Department of Emergency Medicine since 2001. Under his direction the Department started a residency training program in Emergency Medicine in 2004 and a combined training program in Emergency Medicine and Family Medicine in 2009.
     In addition to Emergency Medicine, Dr. Arnold is sub-specialty boarded in Medical Toxicology and has served as the Medical Director of the Louisiana Poison Center since 1994.

Stephen Baker, MD
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

     Dr. Baker attended LSU Shreveport medical school and completed his Emergency Medicine training at UMC in Jackson, MS. He is currently Clerkship Director for the 3rd and 4th year medical students. His hobbies include hunting, cooking, watching movies, and playing cards.

Avery Callahan, DO
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Steven Allen Conrad, MD, PhD
Professor of Emergency Medicine, Medicine and Anesthesiology 

Angela Cornelius, MD
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

     Dr. Cornelius is Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at LSU Shreveport in the department of Emergency Medicine where she is also an assistant program director for the EM residency. She received a Bachelor of Science in biology from The University of Texas at San Antonio and M.D. from the University of Texas Medical Branch. She has been active in the area of disaster medicine and EMS for over 10 years currently serving on the American College of Emergency Physicians Disaster Preparedness and Response committee. She currently serves as one of the medical directors for Shreveport Fire Department with a concentration on education. Her real-world experience includes deployments as a medical officer and chief medical officer with the Trauma Critical Care Team-South. Her current research includes but is not limited to the study of TXA usage in trauma, disaster education for residents and calcium usage in mass transfusion protocols.

Lauren Dulaney, MD
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Mary A. Edens, MD 
Residency Program Director; Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine

John Felty, MD
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Derrel Graham, MD 
Professor of Emergency Medicine 

Susan Lobrano, MD
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Brian P. Martin, MD 
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine 

Nathan Martin, MD
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Patrick L. McGauly, MD 
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine 

Martin Schreeder, MD

James Small, MD 
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine 

Britni Sternard, MD
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Todd G. Thoma, MD 
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine 

Justine Tripp, MD

Tess Vanhoy, MD
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Lacey Whited, MD
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Christopher J. Wolcott, MD 
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine