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Research uncovers how provider offices discriminate against patients seeking primary care
New research published in Economics Letters by the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine examines how differences in questions asked and information provided by a physician’s office contributes to inequalities in whether or not an individual is accepted as a new patient. The...
05/03/2021 - 10:30 - Quinn Armstrong

Above: Since 1972 (left) to today’s COVID-19 crisis (right), Tulane’s MD/MPH joint degree program has had an impact on organized medicine and the quality of health care in communities around the world. Graduates of the program treat individuals with disease and also assess the impact of — and find...

04/29/2021 - 14:00 - Dee Boling

“There’s no program without the faculty,” says, Daniel Triggs, a student in the Master of Health Administration Program at the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. It was Program Director Emily Harris who encouraged him to apply for a competitive summer internship program with...

04/28/2021 - 08:30 - Dee Boling

Effective programming measures, applied at scale, could delay the age at first marriage and lower the risk of marrying in childhood. Such measures could reduce the additional number of child brides by half, bringing the total impact of COVID-19 down to 5 million additional child brides. (Photo ©...

04/27/2021 - 16:15 - Sue Ducat

(Photo of Dr. Kevin Callison, Assistant Professor at Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine) The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted access to medical care for millions of Americans;  yet, there has been little information on the individual demographic characteristics associated with...

04/27/2021 - 14:30 - Dee Boling

Visitors to national parks see pristine country—untouched landscapes disconnected from the germs and disease we fear in everyday urban living. But is it really so pristine? Doctoral candidate Laura Scott has spent the past six years finding out. Scott earned her Master of Science in epidemiology...

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