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Pierre Buekens, Dean, and Thomas LaVeist, Incoming Dean
Current and future deans speak out on border policy
We oppose separating children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border. This practice is a clear public health concern, with ample scientific evidence linking childhood trauma and parental separation to both short- and long-term adverse health effects. We stand in support of statements by the...
06/13/2018 - 15:30 - Carolyn Scofield

A study by researchers at Tulane University found persistent drug use, especially substances like cocaine and heroin, increases the risks of disease progression and early death in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). The results are published in the Clinical Journal of the American Society...

06/13/2018 - 15:30 - Carolyn Scofield

A new study involving Tulane University researchers finds three out of four pediatricians don’t approve of hitting children for corrective purposes, often referred to as spanking. Catherine Taylor, an associate professor of Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences, at Tulane University...

06/13/2018 - 12:45 -

Dr. Mark Diana, chair of the Department of Global Health Management and Policy (GHMP) and W.C. Tsai and P.T. Kung Professor of Health Systems Management at the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine (SPHTM), was named chair of the Association of University Programs in...

05/25/2018 - 17:00 - Keith Brannon

More than 83 million adults would be recommended for high blood pressure treatment under the new system compared to 72 million under the prior recommendations, said senior study author Dr. Jiang He, Joseph S. Copes Chair of Epidemiology at Tulane University School of Public Health & Tropical...

05/16/2018 - 16:30 - Carolyn Scofield

Tulane researchers developed a new way to predict complications and mortality in Type 2 diabetes patients. (Image from ThinkStock.) Type 2 diabetes affects more than 9 percent of the American population, and complications from the condition can lead to cardiovascular disease, kidney damage, even...

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