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Tulane SPHTM students conduct household surveys for the Makin’ Groceries partnership. Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano
Tulane PRC: Cooking at home, shopping frequency influence consumption
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...
Jun 02, 2017 - Naomi King Englar

New initiatives at the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine are focusing on revising the way racial health disparities are discussed, studied and taught in the classroom and beyond.   “All of these discussions and workshops aim to elevate Tulane’s commitment to diversity, justice...

Jun 01, 2017 - Carolyn Scofield

Dr. Jiang He is the Joseph S. Copes chair and professor in the Department of Epidemiology at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. A new study conducted by researchers from Tulane University finds reducing target systolic blood pressure below current recommendations...

May 30, 2017 - Alicia Jasmin

Hala Kershah, from Alexandria, Egypt, right, accepts her Tulane 34 Award from Dusty Porter, vice president of student affairs. Kershah, who also holds a DDS degree, earned a master’s degree in health administration and was recognized for her work in strengthening student-alumni relationships...

May 26, 2017 - Dee Boling

Dr. Pierre Buekens, MD, PhD, MPH, today announced that he will step down from his role as dean effective at the end of his current term in June 2018. Dr. Buekens has served as dean of the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine since 2003. “We should be very proud of what we...

May 11, 2017 - Kathryn Rabstejnek

In recognition of his unwavering commitment to improving and advancing the careers of junior faculty members, Dr. Jiang He of the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine will be awarded the 2017 Oliver Fund Award for Excellence in Faculty Mentoring at Commencement 2017. Dr. He, the...

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