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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 10, 2016 - Keith Brannon

The National Institutes of Health has awarded Tulane University an $11.4 million grant to develop more scientists devoted to clinical research aimed at helping patients suffering from high blood pressure, obesity, diabetes and related conditions.   The five-year grant will launch the Tulane...

Sep 16, 2016 - Iman Naim

In the radio series “Unprisoned,” independent producer Eve Abrams addresses how major public health issues like homelessness, mental health and drug addiction are often criminalized rather than treated, leading to the mass incarceration rates and subsequent health problems. Abrams spoke Wednesday...

Sep 16, 2016 - Iman Naim

In the radio series “Unprisoned,” independent producer Eve Abrams addresses how major public health issues like homelessness, mental health and drug addiction are often criminalized rather than treated, leading to the mass incarceration rates and subsequent health problems.   Abrams spoke...

Sep 15, 2016 - Dee Boling

Zika virus has gone from a little-known disease affecting a very small portion of the world’s population to a major health concern around the globe. The Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, along with the School of Social Work and the MD/MPH Program, will take a look at this...

Sep 13, 2016 - Dee Boling

The Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics will change its name to the Department of Global Biostatistics and Data Science effective September 15, 2016. According to Department Chair Dr. John Lefante, the new department name emphasizes the global aspects of data science research along with...

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