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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...
Jun 30, 2016 - Faith Dawson

A book from the 1950s helped form Douglas Wiebe’s study of gun violence. One Boy’s Day, an examination of a Midwestern boy’s footsteps and behaviors over 14 hours, prompted Wiebe, over 50 years later, to track Philadelphia adolescents who had been treated for assault wounds. Wiebe, associate...

Jun 27, 2016 - Dee Boling

Each year, one student gives a commencement address at the school's diploma ceremony. A number of students vie for this opportunity and this year we recorded the thoughts of several of them. Please enjoy these final thoughts from some of our newest alumni. Below is Megan Hall's (MPH GCHB/Nutrition...

Jun 24, 2016 - Dee Boling

New research published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes) shows that a genetically lowered birthweight increases the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The study was led by Dr. Tiange Wang, postdoctoral research fellow, and Dr. Lu Qi, professor of...

Jun 15, 2016 - Dee Boling

New results from Tulane University suggest that long-term therapy with metformin reduced the incidence of neurodegenerative diseases among elderly veterans with diabetes, although this association was not observed with a less than 2-year exposure to the drug. Researchers presented the study at the...

Jun 09, 2016 - Dee Boling

Dr. Alessandra, Bazzano, assistant professor of global community health and behavioral sciences, has been named to the next class of Social Entrepreneurship (SE) Professors. The professorship is an opportunity of the Phyllis M. Taylor Center for Social Innovation and Design Thinking at Tulane...

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