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Dr. Jiang He, Joseph S. Copes Chair of Epidemiology at the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine was the lead author of a study that showed the vital role of community healthcare workers in treating patients’ high blood pressure.
Community health workers can help lower blood pressure
Community health workers using proactive strategies such as home visits, health coaching, home blood pressure monitoring and other tactics were more successful in helping low-income patients control their hypertension than doctors using traditional approaches, according to new Tulane University...
Sep 13, 2017 - Dee Boling

Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine researchers have developed a new drug that is effective against non-severe cases of malaria, according to results from an FDA-supervised clinical trial published online in The Lancet Infectious Diseases. The results are significant as...

Sep 12, 2017 - Naomi King Englar

The first of three seminars on Health, Racism and Communication will be led by Tulane alumnus Flozell Daniels Jr. on Thursday, Sept. 14, at the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. Daniels, CEO and president of Foundation for Louisiana, said Louisiana faces heightened racial...

Sep 08, 2017 - Dee Boling

As public health professionals, we are intimately aware of the impact and effects of disaster. Unfortunately disaster is, at the moment, an all-too-common event. On the heels of massive flooding in Texas and Louisiana from Hurricane Harvey, we are beginning to see the effects of another massive...

Sep 01, 2017 - Tara Brown

Grand openings are about beginnings, inspired ideas, and a fresh place for those ideas to take root and grow. That’s what the new interdisciplinary learning space in the Caroline Richardson Hall on the uptown campus celebrated Wednesday, August 30. The Public Health Undergraduate program and...

Aug 28, 2017 - Dee Boling

Hurricane Harvey has devastated the Gulf Coast of Texas with large volumes of rain that will continue throughout this week. Everyone here at the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine shares in concern for the residents of Southeast Texas who are dealing with flooding and displacement...

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