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Tulane SPHTM students conduct household surveys for the Makin’ Groceries partnership. Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano
Tulane PRC: Cooking at home, shopping frequency influence consumption
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...
Nov 16, 2016 - Carolyn Scofield

Neighborhood stressors including the density of liquor or convenience stores, reports of domestic violence and the rate of violent crime are associated with signs of biological stress in children. That's according to a new study led by Tulane University researchers and published in the prestigious...

Nov 14, 2016 - Dee Boling

The U.S. elections were a very difficult exercise in democracy laying bare deep divisions within the country. I echo President Fitts’ message to the Tulane community: “Our job as a university community is to seek to understand. We must engage with each other in and out of the classroom, and we will...

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...

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