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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...
09/01/2017 - 13:00 - Tara Brown

Grand openings are about beginnings, inspired ideas, and a fresh place for those ideas to take root and grow. That’s what the new interdisciplinary learning space in the Caroline Richardson Hall on the uptown campus celebrated Wednesday, August 30. The Public Health Undergraduate program and...

08/28/2017 - 11:00 - Dee Boling

Hurricane Harvey has devastated the Gulf Coast of Texas with large volumes of rain that will continue throughout this week. Everyone here at the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine shares in concern for the residents of Southeast Texas who are dealing with flooding and displacement...

08/10/2017 - 11:15 - 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...

08/02/2017 - 13:30 - 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...

08/01/2017 - 15:00 - 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...

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