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Tulane course studies child abuse from different perspectives
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...
Feb 12, 2016 - Dee Boling

Dr. Lu Qi, HCA Regents Distinguished Chair and Professor in the Department of Epidemiology at the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, has edited a newly released textbook entitled Gene-Environment Interactions and Human Diseases. T he book, published by Nova Science...

Feb 11, 2016 - Ryan Rivet

As Zika virus continues to spread north toward the United States, public concern and media attention are also on the rise. Two faculty members from the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and the Tulane School of Medicine talk about the virus and the risk it poses with...

Feb 01, 2016 - Carolyn Scofield

Cover your coughs in the Carolinas and don’t double dip in Denver. A Tulane University study published in the American Journal of Health Economics found cities with teams in the Super Bowl see a rise in flu deaths. Lead author Charles Stoecker of the Tulane University School of Public Health and...

Jan 29, 2016 -

Bookmark our new Zika info page to get links to updated information and read commentary from SPHTM faculty.

Jan 21, 2016 - Faith Dawson

Residents in two New Orleans neighborhoods will work with Tulane University faculty and staff members to document what impacts their health through pictures, thanks to a recent grant from the Greater New Orleans Foundation. When shipping containers filled with medical equipment intended to fight...

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