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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 20, 2016 - Dee Boling

Starting July 20, researchers at the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine will begin recruiting participants for a study on Zika virus and pregnancy in Honduras.   The study aims to assess the frequency of Zika virus infection, and the association of microcephaly with...

Jul 19, 2016 - Naomi King Englar

In a study that focused on urban and primarily African-American neighborhoods in New Orleans, more than half of the people in that sample were not satisfied with their body size. The results of the study by the Tulane Prevention Research Center (PRC) were published in Health Education &...

Jul 12, 2016 - Madeline Vann

The thawing of relations with Cuba makes it possible for Tulane University public health researchers to build collaborations with public health experts there. Tulane student Alejandra Marks is the first U.S. student to conduct NIH-funded research under the guidance of mentors from the School of...

Jul 05, 2016 - Mary Cross

People across the globe have sipped tea for over 4,000 years. Based in Miami, JoJo Tea company aims to share the brewed beverage’s storied history one cup at a time, making modern tea culture accessible to a new generation. “Tea follows history.” Tico Aran, co-owner of JoJo Tea JoJo Tea is co-...

Jul 05, 2016 - Carolyn Scofield

A new study shows a brisk walk is just as good as a jog when it comes to reducing liver fatty content, important news for the more than 3 million people diagnosed each year in the U.S. with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). Researchers including Jiang He, a professor in the Department of...

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