Family Medicine Residency

Class of 2023, Family Medicine Resident, Medical School: LSU Health Sciences-New Orleans Shonte’ H. Joseph, MD, MPH

Dr. Joseph is a New Orleans native, which means she is a die-hard Saints, music, festival, and food fan.  She attended Loyola University New Orleans and graduated with a degree in Marketing. After graduating from Loyola, she completed her post-baccalaureate program at the Johns Hopkins University and matriculated to LSUHSC School of Medicine in New Orleans. At LSU, she was a dual MD-MPH student and a Rural Health Scholar. Dr. Joseph fell in love with Family Medicine during her time in Lafayette as a rural health scholar working with a rural Family Practice physician. She received Gold Humanism Honor Society honors and the United States Public Health Service Excellence in Public Health Award. After residency, Dr. Joseph plans to practice primary care in south Louisiana with a focus on addressing health disparities in vulnerable and underserved populations.