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Demetrius Porche, DNS, PhD, ANEF, FACHE, FAANP, FAAN
Professor and Dean


Phone: 504-568-4106

Office: Dean Suite

Office Hours:

Daily and by appointment

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

Men's Health; Nursing administration and leadership


Dr. Demetrius James Porche is Professor and Dean of Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, Louisiana School of Nursing. He holds an appointment also in the School of Public Health and School of Graduate Studies at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center. He received his undergraduate Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Nicholls State University and his Master of Nursing and Doctor of Nursing Science from Louisiana State University Medical Center. He completed Family Nurse Practitioner post-graduate coursework at Concordia University Wisconsin. Dr. Porche earned a Doctorate of Philosophy from Capella University in Organization and Management with a specialization in Leadership.

Dr. Porche is certified as a Clinical Specialist in Community Health Nursing and Family Nurse Practitioner. Dr. Porche was the Associate Editor of the Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS for 10 years. He is currently the Chief Editor of American Journal of Men’s Health.

Dr. Porche serves on the American Association of Colleges of Nursing Board and Chairs the Louisiana Health Works Commission. Dr. Porche was inducted as a fellow in the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing, a Fellow of the National League for Nursing Academy of Nurse Educators, and certified as a Health Care Expert by the American College of Health Care Executives.