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SPHTM's Dr. Paul Whelton leads charge to redefine high blood pressure
Dr. Paul Whelton is lead author of the new comprehensive clinical guidelines for blood pressure management published Monday in the American Heart Association journal Hypertension and the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Tulane epidemiology professor Paul Whelton led the team behind...
Nov 08, 2017 - Mary Cross

Julia Lang, program manager of student programming at Taylor, walks prospective changemakers through an exercise at an information session in October. (Photo by Ryan Rivet) The Changemaker Institute (CI), housed at the Phyllis M. Taylor Center for Social Innovation and Design Thinking, is creating...

Nov 08, 2017 - Naomi King Englar, Tulane PRC staff

Vending machines on Louisiana state property are about to get healthier, thanks to efforts by Tulane University nutrition experts. Tulane staff led by Diego Rose, professor and head of the Nutrition program at the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and a faculty co-investigator at...

Oct 25, 2017 - Keith Brannon

BIRCWH principal investigator and research director Dr. Marie “Tonette” Krousel-Wood (left) with BIRCWH scholars Dragana Lovre, Catherine Burnette and Jylana Sheats. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano) The National Institutes of Health has awarded Tulane University $2.65 million to continue its...

Oct 24, 2017 - Naomi King-Englar

Movin' for Life Photovoice Project participant Cynthia Atkins stands with her bike at a park near her home. The city-run park offers activities such as water aerobics, swimming, biking and a walking trail. (Photo from the Tulane Prevention Research Center) Empty streets, community gardens and...

Oct 18, 2017 - Faith Dawson

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...

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