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Alicia L. Battle, PhD, MCHES
Dr. Alicia Battle named associate dean for online programs
Dean Thomas LaVeist of the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine has named Dr. Alicia Battle associate dean for online programs at the school, effective July 6, 2020. Battle has been with the school for ten months serving as director of the school’s online Master of Public Health...
06/02/2020 - 13:30 -

Dear SPHTM Community, I’m deeply saddened as I know all of you are over the senseless killing of George Floyd in Minnesota last week. I wish his death was an outlier, an aberration, an unusual event. But we all know that is not the case. I’ve spent my career trying to save lives and improve...

05/26/2020 - 15:30 -

Dr. Thomas LaVeist, dean of Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, has launched a pioneering initiative to combat the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on the African-American community in New Orleans. The Skin You’re In is a documentary, book, and social media campaign developed...

05/21/2020 - 16:15 -

Benjamin Swig (PHTM *09, B *16) is a public health entrepreneur who has invented a software platform to help employers screen, track, and trace COVID-19 within their employee population and help them keep their business running. “I came up with this concept in early March when COVID was starting to...

05/21/2020 - 16:00 -

Just before New Orleans went into quarantine, School of Public Health Assistant Professor Julie Hernandez (LA *10) snapped a picture of a deserted Bourbon Street. “The caption that I put was that it was going to be a different kind of storm, but it was going to touch the city just the same as...

05/21/2020 - 16:00 -

School of Public Health Dean Thomas LaVeist, PhD is lending his vast expertise to the Louisiana COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force as co-chair. Gov. John Bel Edwards announced the creation of the task force in April saying, “We know that right now 70 percent of our deaths in Louisiana from...

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