America is facing a 'double pandemic': coronavirus COVID-19 and racism, Dean Thomas LaVeist of the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine quoted. June 3, 2020, ABC News.
What Do Coronavirus Racial Disparities Look Like State By State? Dean Thomas LaVeist mentioned in this article discussing the tailored public health response already happening in Louisiana through the Louisiana COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force, which LaVeist co-chairs. May 30, 2020, NPR.
New Orleans African American Community suffers due to Covid-19. Dean Thomas LaVeist discusses The Skin You're In, a pioneering initiative to combat the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on the African-American community in New Orleans, and Louisiana COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force, which is looking at how health inequities are affecting communities that are most impacted by COVID-19. May 27, 2020, WGNO.
Tulane Public Health Dean Leads Heath Equity Task Force, May 21, 2020, Tulane News.
New Orleans' Lower Ninth Ward battling racial disparities brought on by coronavirus, New Orleans' Lower Ninth Ward battling racial disparities brought on by coronavirus. dean Thomas LaVeist talks to Fox's News Alert. May 20, 2020, Fox News.
In the Deep South, COVID-19 reveals systemic issues hurting vulnerable black communities, Dean Thomas LaVeist discusses health disparities in the United States. May 1, 2020, The Tennessean.
Tulane dean takes leading role in addressing racial disparities in COVID-19 deaths, As a leading expert in issues of equity and health, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine Dean Thomas LaVeist is playing a key role in addressing alarmingly high rates of COVID-19 cases and deaths among African Americans. April 28, 2020, Tulane News.
'The last flag bearers of an era': how coronavirus threatens a generation of black Americans, Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine Dean Thomas LaVeist in the Guardian. April 21, 2020.
Guest column: Build the early-detection structure that will fight the next coronavirus, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine Dean, Thomas LaVeist, and Tulane University President Mike Fitts wrote an op-ed in The Advocate to emphasize the importance of early detection, April 13, 2020, The Advocate.
Pre-existing conditions can turn COVID-19 into a death sentence for black patients, Dean Thomas LaVeist, of the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, discusses the underlying factors that are fueling deaths in the African American community in New Orleans. April 7, 2020, WWLTV.