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Marcela Villareal de Panetta (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano)
Tulane graduate Marcela Villareal de Panetta joins university’s board
Marcela Villareal de Panetta, a Tulane graduate and member of the Dean’s Council of the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, has joined the Board of Tulane, the university’s main governing body. Panetta earned a bachelor of arts degree from Newcomb College. She lives in...
Jul 06, 2017 - Carolyn Scofield

A new Tulane University initiative called MOMENTUM aims to help new mothers and their babies in Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The project is funded by a $4.8 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. MOMENTUM will provide nursing students...

Jun 30, 2017 - New Wave Staff

Former President Eamon M. Kelly, pictured in 1987. Kelly led Tulane University from 1981 to 1998. (Photo from Tulane University Archive) Tulane SPHTM is saddened to share the following news from President Mike Fitts. Dr. Eamon Kelly served as part of the SPHTM faculty over the past few years in the...

Jun 27, 2017 - Dee Boling

Dean Pierre Buekens is in his native Belgium right now, spending time in his home country but also working on collaborative research projects. While in Belgium, Buekens met with Director Robert Otok of the Association of Schools of Public Health in the European Region (ASPHER). Together, they...

Jun 27, 2017 - Dee Boling

Young adults with a history of asthma are at a greater risk of thickening of the left ventricle, which can cause shortness of breath, chest pain, fainting, and eventually lead to heart failure, according to research from the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine published...

Jun 16, 2017 - Dee Boling

When residents of two New Orleans neighborhoods tended to shop at a farmer's market or prepare food at home, they also tended to eat more fresh fruits and vegetables, according to a recently published study by the Tulane Prevention Research Center (PRC). The study was published in the June 2017...

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