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CDC director, Tulane alum to discuss opioid crisis
Debra Houry, MD, alumna and National Center for Injury Prevention and Control director at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, will discuss the nation’s opioid epidemic on April 20 at the Diboll Auditorium in the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. (Photo from the...
04/12/2018 - 16:15 - Dee Boling

From left to right C.D. Daniel Constandse Cortez, director of the Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Dr. Arachu Castro, Samuel Z. Stone Endowed Chair of Public Health in Latin America, Dra. Beatriz Diaz Torres, chair of the Department of Biomedical Sciences, Marcela Villareal de Panetta, SPHTM board...

04/11/2018 - 16:15 - Keith Brannon

COPD, an inflammatory lung disease that causes obstructed airflow into the lungs, is the third leading cause of death in China. It is caused by long-term exposure to irritants in the air, including cigarette smoke and pollution. Photo by ThinkStock. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is...

04/10/2018 - 14:00 - Keith Brannon

Tulane public health researchers worked with a public school to implement yoga and mindfulness activities before classes to help third-graders with anxiety. Photo by ThinkStock. Participating in yoga and mindfulness activities at school helps third-graders exhibiting anxiety improve their well-...

04/09/2018 - 16:15 -

On June 30, Pierre Buekens, MD/PhD, will step down as dean of the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine to focus on new goals as a professor and researcher. (Photo by Gigsy) On June 30, Pierre Buekens, MD/PhD, will mark the end of the academic year by stepping down as dean...

04/09/2018 - 16:00 -

  Tulane is home to more than 1,600 international students and scholars, representing 89 different countries, as well as a DACA/undocumented community. The university is working to provide institutional support for these communities. (Photo by Bryan Tarnowski) Tulane is home to more than 1,600...

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