A number of departments across Tulane University are actively responding to the 2019 - 2020 outbreak of COVID-19. Researchers in the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, School of Medicine, National Primate Research Center, and Science and Engineering are addressing the disease on several fronts, from immediate response and containment, modeling to anticipate the disease spread, to development of a vaccine and treatments against the virus.
For the fifth consecutive year, Tulane University is the No. 1 graduate school nationwide in producing Peace Corps volunteers, with a total of 20 students volunteers for 2019.
98% of graduates find jobs or continue education within a year following graduation.
Founded in 1912, Tulane SPHTM is the oldest school of public health in the U.S.