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Dr. Ronald Blanton named Chair of Tropical Medicine
Dr. Thomas LaVeist, dean of the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, announced today that Dr. Ronald Blanton has been named as chair of the Department of Tropical Medicine. He will also become the William G. Vincent Professor in Tropical Diseases and Hygiene. “I am...
05/23/2019 - 13:15 -

On Saturday, May 18th, 250 graduating students of the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine were present at the Mahalia Jackson Theater to participate in the graduation ceremony. Students were dressed in full academic regalia as they were called up to the stage by their dean and accepted...

05/23/2019 - 10:15 - Keith Brannon

Dr. Sally Baker was one of Tulane’s first public health undergrads (starting the semester Hurricane Katrina hit) and later joined Tulane’s then newly launched MD/PhD physician-scientist program. She recently graduated with MD/PhD degrees. (Photo by Sally Asher) Dr. Sally Baker’s passion for...

05/23/2019 - 09:15 - Dee Boling

The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) today announced the 2019 Emerging Leaders in Health and Medicine Scholars. Dr. Jeffrey Wickliffe, associate professor of global environmental health sciences, was among the ten scholars named. These individuals are early- to mid-career professionals from a...

05/20/2019 - 12:15 - Carolyn Scofield

Maya Newman, a sociology and social policy and practice major with a minor in public health, made volunteering a large part of her Tulane experience. For her efforts, the Center for Public Service awarded her one of its 2019 Runsdorf Awards for student excellence in public service. (Photo by Paula...

05/20/2019 - 09:30 - Faith Dawson

Abi Mbaye, pictured under the Newcomb oak trees, where she often goes to reflect, is Tulane’s Class of 2019 student Commencement speaker. She graduates with bachelor’s degrees in Public Health, English and Africana studies. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano) For Abi Mbaye, Tulane’s reputation was...

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