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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 15, 2017 - Naomi King-ENglar

When it comes to healthy eating for kids, public health experts often look to schools for answers because children spend much of their time and consume much of their calories there. And thanks to national childhood obesity initiatives over the past several years, salad bars are showing up in...

Jun 15, 2017 - Naomi King-Englar, Elisa Munoz

Building on its history to improve the availability of fresh, healthy foods in New Orleans, the Tulane Prevention Research Center (PRC) was recently awarded funding from the W. K. Kellogg Foundation to support the work of the New Orleans Food Policy Advisory Committee to increase healthy eating...

Jun 15, 2017 - Robert Palestina

As New Orleans continues to roll forward new initiatives to create a more active and healthy community, one Tulane graduate had the opportunity to support one – the city's longest linear public park – as part of Tulane Prevention Research Center’s (PRC) Health Promotion Practicum program. The...

Jun 12, 2017 - Mary Cross

Newcomb-Tulane College announced 15 graduating seniors as members of the William Wallace Peery Society at the Senior Awards Ceremony on May 19. Among the honorees is Maggie Zhang, a 2017 bachelor of science in public health graduate.  Established in 1964, the society recognizes extraordinary...

Jun 12, 2017 - Roger Dunaway

Pictured above are five of the 13 Fulbright Award recipients. Top row from left: Vanessa Castaneda and Sarah Haensly. Seated, from left: Gabriel Rodriguez, Hannah Kaufman (SPHTM), and David Chatelain. (Photo by Ryan Rivet) Twelve students and one recent graduate from Tulane University have received...

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