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Tulane course studies child abuse from different perspectives
A trip to the Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office, a visit to the New Orleans Children’s Advocacy Center (NOCAC), and a visit to the Behavioral Neurodevelopmental Genetics laboratory are signature parts of a new undergraduate course focused on understanding the roots and impacts of child abuse and...
Oct 27, 2016 - Dee Boling

Dr. Wuleta Lemma has been honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award, presented by the Federal Ministry of Health of Ethiopia at their 18th Annual National Health Meeting, held in Hawassa, Ethiopia.   Dr. Lemma is director of Center for Global Health Equity at the Tulane University School of Public...

Oct 17, 2016 - Dee Boling

Hot on the heels of Health Professions Week comes National Health Education Week and the Health Education and Communication Program (HEDC) in the Department of Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences (GCHB) is taking the week by storm with a series of events that gives students access to...

Oct 17, 2016 - Dee Boling

Dr. Arachu Castro, Samuel Z. Stone Chair of Public Health in Latin America, was elected to the role of president-elect of the Society for Medical Anthropology. She will serve in that role for one year, followed by a two-year term as president, and a year as past-president.   Dr. Castro, an...

Oct 17, 2016 - Dee Boling

A Tulane University professor has been elected as a member of the National Academy of Medicine, considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine. Dr. Maureen Lichtveld is professor and chair in the Department of Global Environmental Health Sciences at Tulane University...

Oct 10, 2016 - Dee Boling

Matthew roared through the Caribbean and up the East Coast over the past week, leaving destruction in its wake. We here at the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine wish to share our concern and compassion for all those affected by the storm’s wrath, from those living in the...

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