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Building the marine mammal virome
Dr. Tiong Aw, assistant professor of environmental health sciences at the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, will use a grant from the Office of Naval Research at the U.S. Department of Navy to build the virome database of marine mammals and their habitat.  It will...
11/20/2019 - 10:15 - Carolyn Scofield

Dr. Lu Qi is director of the Tulane University Obesity Research Center and professor of epidemiology at Tulane’s School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine.  The seven metrics used by the American Heart Association to predict a person’s risk of heart disease and stroke don’t do enough to measure...

11/18/2019 - 09:30 - Dee Boling

During the American Public Health Association conference, the association’s Food and Nutrition Section hosted a reception at Drexel University and honored several section members, including Tulane University’s Dr. Diego Rose, who was presented with the Sarah Samuels Memorial Award.  Dr. Rose was...

11/18/2019 - 08:45 - Dee Boling

The Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine arrived to the American Public Health Association in fresh style with a new exhibit booth. Designed to complement the school’s new branding, the 20-ft panels called on visitors to “Find Us on the Front Lines.” Images of students...

11/14/2019 - 10:00 - Carolyn Scofield

Dr. Lu Qi is director of the Tulane University Obesity Research Center and HCA Regents Distinguished Chair and Professor at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano) It comes as no surprise that Americans struggle with weight loss, but a new...

11/06/2019 - 09:00 - Katie Small

On Thursday, Nov. 7, the New Orleans Maternal Child Health Coalition will ask the New Orleans City Council to put its support behind postpartum home visits for all birthing people in New Orleans, the training and hiring of black and queer health workers and finding ethical ways to reimburse doula...

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