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Mehr Manzoor, a Tulane doctoral student and Fulbright scholar, is looking into why women have fewer leadership roles, and working to correct the imbalance. She is pictured here at the World Health Assembly in Geneva earlier this year. (Photo from Mehr Man
Fulbright Scholar promotes women in health leadership
Mehr Manzoor, a School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine doctoral student and Fulbright scholar, is looking into why women have fewer leadership roles, and working to correct the imbalance. She is pictured here at the World Health Assembly in Geneva earlier this year. (Photo from Mehr Manzoor...
Aug 10, 2017 - Barri Bronston

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...

Aug 02, 2017 - Mary Sparacello, Tara Nicole Brown

Tulane University senior Taylor Selembo, a bachelor of science in public health candidate, is working with the Healthy Corner Store Collaborative (HCSC), which is funded by the city and organized through Propeller, Top Box Foods, and Liberty's Kitchen. The HCSC works with corner store operators to...

Aug 01, 2017 - Madeline Vann

Next time you slap a mosquito consider this – Tulane researchers are testing a strategy to alter the genes of female Aedes aegypti mosquitos so they die soon after a blood meal. A. aegypti mosquitos play a leading role in spreading diseases such as Zika and dengue viruses. The results of this...

Jul 20, 2017 - Keith Brannon

Tulane Prevention Research Center’s Movin' for LIFE program will host a 5K run-and-walk and family-focused health fair with community partners in the Ninth Ward later this summer to help residents jumpstart healthy lifestyle habits. The Movin' for LIFE (Lasting Improvement for Fitness and Energy)...

Jul 17, 2017 - Dee Boling

In the August issue of the American Journal of Public Health (AJPH), Dr. Pierre Buekens, dean of the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, reminds public health professionals to not let fear get in the way of the task of positively affecting the health of populations....

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