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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...
May 13, 2016 - Dee Boling

Increases in circulating adiponectin may be found with long-term weight-loss diet interventions with various macronutrient contents, study findings show. The increases in circulating adiponectin may improve abdominal fat distribution and lipid metabolism independently of weight change, researchers...

May 02, 2016 - Dee Boling

Dr. Maureen Lichtveld, Freeport McMoRan Chair of Environmental Health Policy, was recently inducted into the Society of Scholars of Johns Hopkins University. The Society of Scholars, the first of its kind in the nation, was created in 1967. The society inducts former postdoctoral fellows,...

Apr 26, 2016 - Dee Boling

The Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine has entered into a memorandum of understanding with China’s Nanjing Medical University to establish a joint degree program. Under the agreement, Chinese students will have the opportunity to complete a bachelor of preventive...

Apr 19, 2016 - Dee Boling

Over the weekend, two different communities suffered the devastating effects of massive earthquakes. The largest of two earthquakes on the Japanese island of Kyushu registered a magnitude of 7.0 while Ecuador was hit with a 7.8 magnitude earthquake. Both occurred on Saturday. We here at the Tulane...

Apr 18, 2016 - Dee Boling

Dean Pierre Buekens was officially named chair of the Consortium of Universities for Global Health at the organization’s seventh annual meeting held in San Francisco last week. Dr. Buekens will hold the post for two years. “I am honored to lead CUGH over what I know will be an exciting period of...

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