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Tulane researcher contributes to study on racial violence and the mental health of Black Americans
Police violence against Black Americans is shamefully common in the United States and devastates communities. For incidents that get widespread media exposure, collective trauma is felt across the nation, especially for Black individuals. Research supports that experiencing racism even...
04/12/2021 - 13:30 - Renee Young

Tulane University’s School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine (SPHTM) announces the expansion of its collaboration with Noodle, the nation’s fastest growing network of online learning, to include a Master of Public Health in Disaster Management and a Master of Science in Public Health in...

04/01/2021 - 13:45 - Dee Boling

COVID-19 put the spotlight on public health. Suddenly, everyone began talking about epidemiology, contact tracing, herd immunity, and more, and interest in careers in public health has skyrocketed. Amidst the surge of interest, the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine (...

03/29/2021 - 09:45 - Dee Boling

Dean Thomas LaVeist was a leader in organizing fellow Black members of the National Academy of Medicine to urge Black Americans to get the COVID-19 vaccine.  In a new video released today, Black members of the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), the premier health science organization in the...

03/19/2021 - 08:45 - Dean Thomas LaVeist

We stand with our friends and colleagues in expressing shock and outrage at the terrible violence that occurred in Georgia on Tuesday, killing eight people, six of them Asian Americans. Xenophobic violence has been on the rise in the U.S. and clearly demonstrates the work that needs to be done to...

03/16/2021 - 12:30 - Mary Sparacello

Maurice “Mel” L. Lagarde III (A&S ’79, PHTM *82) will receive this year’s Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine Outstanding Alumni Award. Lagarde is president and chief executive officer of HCA MidAmerica Division. His leadership in the immediate days after Hurricane...

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