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Tulane’s 2022 Research Awards honor outstanding achievement at SPHTM
Several members of the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine community were honored recently at the Tulane’s 2022 Research, Scholarship and Artistic Achievement Awards. The awards are given annually “to honor outstanding scholars and to recognize exceptional research achievement and...
12/05/2022 - 13:30 - SPHTM Communications

In November, the Department of Epidemiology recognized the career of Dr. Paul K. Whelton by presenting a day-long symposium consisting of speakers from across the country discussing cardiovascular disease, hypertension, chronic kidney disease, and more. The symposium was attended by faculty and...

11/28/2022 - 15:30 - David Gladow

Despite living in the San Francisco area and holding a demanding position there as regional coordinator for the Association of Bay Area Health Officials (ABAHO), Emma Hunter (BSPH ’16, MPH DM ’17) still makes the time to give back to her school by engaging regularly with current students. Much of...

11/18/2022 - 11:15 - David Gladow

Dr. Thomas A. LaVeist has been elected as the next Chair-Elect of the Association of Schools & Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) Board of Directors.  LaVeist’s term is set to begin in March 2023 after the organization’s Annual Meeting.  The ASPPH serves as the collective voice of accredited...

11/18/2022 - 09:45 - David H. Chae, Sc.D., M.A., Kara W. Chung, M.S., Evelyn A. Hunter, Ph.D.

November 16, 2022 marked the 50th anniversary of the termination of the Tuskegee Syphilis Study, the most notorious public health ethics violation in U.S. history. The study was started by the U.S. Public Health Service (PHS) with the Tuskegee Institute (now Tuskegee University) in 1932.1 They...

11/11/2022 - 08:30 - Freeman School of Business

Over the course of her career, Dr. Regina Benjamin (MBA ’91) has seen many approaches to addressing America’s healthcare problems, from medical to governmental to market based. But during an appearance in the Kendall Cram Lecture Hall on Nov. 2, the former United States surgeon general — and...

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