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Piles of debris - clothes, furniture, etc. - outside of homes that flooded in Baton Rouge, LA in 2014. Photo by Carolyn Scofield.
Resilience-building is transferable in communities after a disaster
Flooded and gutted homes were a common sight in Baton Rouge in late 2016. Team members from Tulane University were part of a group that built the Resilient Baton Rouge toolkit for residents of that city. The team recently published a study about the Resilient Baton Rouge effort. (Photo by Carolyn...
08/02/2018 - 12:15 - Natalie Amstutz

Photo caption: Natalie Amstutz at Ankor Wat, one of the “Seven Wonders of the World” and only a six-hour drive from Phnom Penh. I started a practicum at the Asia Pacific Regional Office of Helen Keller International, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, last summer. I was a monitoring and evaluation intern and...

08/02/2018 - 12:00 - Caitlin Riddle

It’s reaching the end of June, half a year since I hopped on Nasur’s motorcycle and left Southwestern Uganda. As I rode away from Kabale with tears in my eyes, I wondered when I would be back. I was leaving friendships and memories, two years of experiences, and a way of life I’d have trouble...

08/01/2018 - 14:45 - Keith Brannon

Tulane Vice President for Research Laura Levy, right, participates in the Delta Clinical and Translational Health Disparities Conference in Jackson, Mississippi. Photo courtesy of University of Mississippi Medical Center. Tulane University, University of Mississippi Medical Center and University of...

07/27/2018 - 18:15 - Raven Cedeno

The 2017 cohort of the Maternal and Child Health Scholars Program at the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. (Photo from SPHTM) Tulane’s efforts to train future public health leaders on how to provide support for moms, babies and families are successful, according to a recent...

07/26/2018 - 17:15 - Kayla Harris

Prepped plates of perfectly portioned chicken pesto pasta with sautéed asparagus are ready for delivery. (Photos from Clean Course Meals Instagram) Kimisha Sawyers, a 2014 MPH  GCHB alumna, is making her mark on the New Orleans meal prep industry. As the owner of Clean Course Meals, Sawyers offers...

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