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Mehr Manzoor, a Tulane doctoral student and Fulbright scholar, is looking into why women have fewer leadership roles, and working to correct the imbalance. She is pictured here at the World Health Assembly in Geneva earlier this year. (Photo from Mehr Man
Fulbright Scholar promotes women in health leadership
Mehr Manzoor, a School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine doctoral student and Fulbright scholar, is looking into why women have fewer leadership roles, and working to correct the imbalance. She is pictured here at the World Health Assembly in Geneva earlier this year. (Photo from Mehr Manzoor...
Oct 05, 2017 - Alicia Jasmin, Chelsea Christopher

Dr. Jiang He is the Joseph S. Copes chair and professor in the Department of Epidemiology at the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. He is an expert in the study of hypertension, diabetes, stroke, cardiovascular disease and chronic kidney disease and has conducted...

Oct 02, 2017 - Samah Ahmed

Miia Newman, who is pursuing a master’s degree in public health administration at Tulane University, is the 2017 recipient of the International Lightning Class Association Lightning Boat Grant for sailing. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano) Miia Newman has grown up sailing boats along the Gulf Coast...

Sep 26, 2017 - Keith Brannon

Dr. Jiang He (left) and Dr. Marie “Tonette” Krousel-Wood will lead the study to enlist community health centers to help low-income patients more aggressively manage high blood pressure. Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano. The National Institutes of Health has awarded Tulane University a five-year, $6....

Sep 21, 2017 -

Disaster continues to be in the news. Hurricane Maria is barreling through the Carribean, leaving extensive damage in its wake, just over a week after Irma took a similarly devastating path. Numerous islands have endured the brunt of tropical weather this season, with countless homes and...

Sep 19, 2017 - Keith Brannon

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...

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