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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...
Jun 16, 2017 - Dee Boling

When residents of two New Orleans neighborhoods tended to shop at a farmer's market or prepare food at home, they also tended to eat more fresh fruits and vegetables, according to a recently published study by the Tulane Prevention Research Center (PRC). The study was published in the June 2017...

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...

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