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Benefits of a healthy diet greater in people at high genetic risk for obesity
People whose genes put them at greater risks for obesity may reap bigger benefits from sticking to a healthy diet than those at lower genetic risk, according to a new study in the journal The BMJ led by a team of Tulane researchers. The study suggests that improving diet quality over time can...
03/28/2017 - 10:00 - Mary Cross

An interest in research prepared Tulane University alumnus Austin Reeder for the study of public health. His degrees from the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine prepared him for the position of chief executive officer for St. Charles Parish Hospital, a facility managed by Ochsner Health...

03/24/2017 - 15:30 - Dee Boling

(From l-r): Cameron Burton, MPH 2015; Carli Harvey (BSPH '17); Edian Castro; Sue Barrosse, Director of Admissions. It is with great sadness that we share news about the passing of a recent alumna. Cameron Willia Hali Burton, age 25, died in an automobile accident in Malawi on March 20, 2017. She...

03/01/2017 - 14:30 - Tara Brown

Tulane University has once again been named the No. 1 graduate school nationwide in producing Peace Corps volunteers. Tulane also moved up the ranks in 2017 from No. 12 to No. 10 among mid-sized undergraduate schools on Peace Corps’ 2017 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list....

02/24/2017 - 17:00 - Samah Ahmed

A trip to the Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office, a visit to the New Orleans Children’s Advocacy Center (NOCAC), and a visit to the Behavioral Neurodevelopmental Genetics laboratory are signature parts of a new undergraduate course focused on understanding the roots and impacts of child abuse and...

02/10/2017 - 09:30 - Claire Davenport

David Roston’s voice is calm and collected as he welcomes listeners to his radio show. The program, ‘NOLA Matters - The Public Health Radio Hour’, airs weekly on the community radio station 102.3 WHIV-FM in New Orleans. Roston, a first-year graduate student in the Tulane School of Public Health and...

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