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Marcela Villareal de Panetta (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano)
Tulane graduate Marcela Villareal de Panetta joins university’s board
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...
Apr 04, 2017 - Dee Boling

Sharing information, seeking common solutions, and working collaboratively are all hallmarks of global health. These same elements are also critical in global trade. Global health and global trade came together on Monday during the Gulf Coast Trade Alliance’s annual meeting, held this year in New...

Apr 03, 2017 - Naomi King Englar

Although New Orleans has seen a resurgence in supermarkets since Hurricane Katrina, some neighborhoods still lack healthy food options, and many are overwhelmed by an abundance of unhealthy choices. To address this issue, Tulane University has joined the newly launched Center for Healthy Food...

Mar 28, 2017 - Alicia Jasmin

It takes approximately nine minutes for an ambulance to reach the scene of a medical emergency. But Tulane University alumnus Benjamin Swig has an idea that will cut that time to just five minutes. For that idea, Swig took home the grand prize Friday (March 24) during The Big Idea competition at...

Mar 28, 2017 - Mary Cross

An interest in research prepared Tulane University alumnus Austin Reeder for the study of public health. His degrees from the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine prepared him for the position of chief executive officer for St. Charles Parish Hospital, a facility managed by Ochsner Health...

Mar 24, 2017 - Dee Boling

(From l-r): Cameron Burton, MPH 2015; Carli Harvey (BSPH '17); Edian Castro; Sue Barrosse, Director of Admissions. It is with great sadness that we share news about the passing of a recent alumna. Cameron Willia Hali Burton, age 25, died in an automobile accident in Malawi on March 20, 2017. She...

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