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Cape Town, Tulane center works to improve the lives of at-risk children
At the Highly Vulnerable Children’s Research Center, located in Cape Town, South Africa, and run by the Tulane School of Social Work, the research team conducts rigorous studies that they hope will lead to a better quality of life for struggling children worldwide. As director of Tulane School of...
Jan 24, 2017 - Naomi King Englar

The Tulane University Prevention Research Center (PRC) is encouraging residents of New Orleans to walk more with a new campaign that highlights maps of walking routes throughout the city’s Ninth Ward. An outdoor advertising campaign using billboards, bus shelters and street poles is underway as...

Jan 18, 2017 - Keith Brannon

It may be easier and cheaper for parents to manage a key asthma trigger in children — exposure to cockroaches — than previously thought, according to a new Tulane University study published in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. Researchers found that simply using cockroach bait...

Jan 17, 2017 - Naomi King Englar

Children get to school in different ways, but walking is usually involved at some point — from a parent's car or school bus, after biking or all the way home. To make the journey safer, the Tulane Prevention Research Center (PRC) recently created a school crossing guard manual at the request of the...

Jan 09, 2017 - Carolyn Scofield

A Tulane researcher is being recognized for decades of work in public health across the globe. The Population Association of America will honor Jane Bertrand at its conference this spring. Bertrand is the Neal A. and Mary Vanselow Professor in the Department of Global Health Management and Policy...

Jan 04, 2017 - Mary Cross

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu has appointed Tulane University alumna Marsha Broussard as the new director of the New Orleans Health Department. The goal is to have healthy living play a larger role in the city’s culture by implementing new community wellness objectives and building upon already...

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