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President Fitts rewards deserving SPHTM employees with a holiday surprise
Shokufeh Ramirez, assistant director of the Center of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health, excitedly accepts her President’s Staff Excellence Award and $1,000 check from Tulane University President Mike Fitts. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano) With Riptide by his side and a holiday surprise in...
09/21/2017 - 13:00 -

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...

09/19/2017 - 15:15 - Keith Brannon

Community health workers using proactive strategies such as home visits, health coaching, home blood pressure monitoring and other tactics were more successful in helping low-income patients control their hypertension than doctors using traditional approaches, according to new Tulane University...

09/13/2017 - 09:45 - Dee Boling

Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine researchers have developed a new drug that is effective against non-severe cases of malaria, according to results from an FDA-supervised clinical trial published online in The Lancet Infectious Diseases. The results are significant as...

09/12/2017 - 17:00 - Naomi King Englar

The first of three seminars on Health, Racism and Communication will be led by Tulane alumnus Flozell Daniels Jr. on Thursday, Sept. 14, at the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. Daniels, CEO and president of Foundation for Louisiana, said Louisiana faces heightened racial...

09/08/2017 - 15:00 - Dee Boling

As public health professionals, we are intimately aware of the impact and effects of disaster. Unfortunately disaster is, at the moment, an all-too-common event. On the heels of massive flooding in Texas and Louisiana from Hurricane Harvey, we are beginning to see the effects of another massive...

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