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Another devastating week
Disaster continues to be in the news. Hurricane Maria is barreling through the Carribean, leaving extensive damage in its wake, just over a week after Irma took a similarly devastating path. Numerous islands have endured the brunt of tropical weather this season, with countless homes and...
May 19, 2016 - Tara Brown

Congratulations to the class of 2016! This year the ceremony moved to Mahalia Jackson Theater, a bigger venue to accommodate all the family and friends who  came out to celebrate their graduating loved ones. Megan Hall, MPH in global community health and behavioral sciences, was the student...

May 19, 2016 - Tara Brown

Congratulations to the class of 2016! Before an audience of friends, family, and faculty, talented public health graduate students (and a few faculty) were honored and recognized last week with awards and distinctions from the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and individual departments...

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...

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