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Hazel Dean, MPH IHD 1984 and ScD BIOS 2000, serves as deputy director for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention. (Photoby Shantoria Vance, Spelman, class of 2007))

You can always count on SPHTM alumni to be active, involved, and taking the lead.

Public Health Equity Advocate and Leader Paves the Way for Others: Hazel D. Dean, MPH, ScD, FACE, C'83

Hazel D. Dean, C’83, MPH, ScD, FACE, is a thought leader and change agent whose primary interests are promoting health equity, both nationally and internationally, and ensuring that underserved communities receive the healthcare they need. As deputy director for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention in Atlanta, Dean strives daily toward these goals. Keep reading >>

Fulbright recipient reflects on time teaching in Jordan

Hanan Rimawi, who graduated from Tulane in May 2018 and studied public health and neuroscience, was a recipient of the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. She wrote the following reflection in May near the end of her time as an English teacher in Amman, Jordan. Keep reading>>

Tulane Alumna Appointed CEO of the Louisiana Public Health Institute

When Shelina Davis first arrived at the Louisiana Public Health Institute (LPHI), she was a young intern with a bright vision for the future of public health. Now, as LPHI’s newest CEO, Davis has all she needs to make her dreams reality. Born in Metairie and raised in Mandeville, Davis has a passion for advancing public health and health equity in Louisiana. She holds master’s degrees in public health and social work from Tulane University and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Xavier University. Her work focuses on the interconnection of public and behavioral health, primary-behavioral health care integration and health equity. Keep reading >>

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