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Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion at SPHTM

Honoring Native Lands 

The SPHTM Office of Student Experience respectfully acknowledges that we live and work on the land of the Chitimacha/Choctaw Nation.

Whose land are you on?

Student Experience Diversity Statement

The Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine Office of Student Experience is committed to cultivating a student experience free from microaggressions, interpersonal discrimination, systemic and structural forms of oppression, and other identity-related obstacles. OSE actively addresses these structural determinants of achievement through staff and peer support and in the intentional delivery of services and programs and advocacy of student needs to create an equitable, inclusive, diverse, and anti-racist community where all students thrive. OSE develops in our students’ competencies in cultural awareness, inclusion, and equity in order for them to be impactful future leaders in public health and in addressing public health inequities grounded in structural, systemic, and historical oppression.

Critical Conversations: Dismantling Racism in Public Health

Join us as we explore topics centered around identifying racism, its impacts on health, how SPHTM is addressing these issues, and solutions to change systems and remove barriers.

Join the conversations

Carolyn Barber Pierre Center for Intercultural Life

The CBP Center has a new downtown office in OSE, Suite 2460, with representatives from OMA and OGSD. The center's mission is to successfully retain underrepresented students throughout their time at the university.

Visit the Center

Career Services Identity Resources

From individual career advising to career workshops, networking and job search assistance, resume and cover letter reviews and interview preparation, the staff of Career Services supports students at every step of their career journey.

Check out resources

Associate Dean Susan Cheng

Dr. Cheng is holding virtual office hours the last Tuesdsay of each month. Please email wscheng@tulane.edu to volunteer for the antiracism taskforce.

Meet Dr. Cheng

Anti-racism Academic Resources

Here are some resources to support us in our commitment to anti-racism. There’s a lot of great info here, and we hope all will find something that contributes to their knowledge, growth, and action in fighting racism.

Learn more

Office of International Student Services

OISS SPHTM office hours are on Weds. when classes are in session, 1:00-4:00pm, room 1225.  The mission of OISS is to support the Tulane international community and facilitate cross-cultural interaction.

Visit OISS


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