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Raymell Green

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Public health grad promotes community, healthcare access

Raymell Green’s voice lights up when he talks about the Tulane Black Student Union cookout he organized. Green graduated May 2023 with a Bachelor of Science in Public Health from the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. Green is especially proud of the work he’s done with the Black Queer Collective. He credits his best friend Jessica Brimage and his friend Domo Johnson, both Tulanians, for working together to make sure the BQC continues to thrive. Keep reading >>

Public health alumni clean up at Tulane Alumni Awards Gala

For a moment there, the Tulane Alumni Awards Gala seemed like the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine awards. Over the course of the gala awards dinner, eleven awards were bestowed and six of the honorees had ties to SPHTM. The first four awards of the evening went to SPHTM alumni: Paul R. Eisenberg (MPHTM  ’80), Clifford Gevirtz (MD/MPH HSM ’81), Chelsea Balch Cipriano (IHD MPH ’11), and Gabrielle Perry (MPH EPID ’19. Keep reading >>

Headshot of Albert Sam, alumnus

Albert Sam trying to help improve 'an already exceptional school

From his days on the football field at Brother Martin High School in New Orleans to his success as a prominent vascular surgeon, Albert Sam MD (PHTM *10) was always at the head of the pack, but it was his time at Tulane that made him a leader. Sam’s career in medicine came about in a roundabout way. A talented young athlete, he was hopeful his future was in the football. “Well, God had a different plan because I stopped growing,” he recalls. Keep reading >>

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