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Paul Whelton, MD
Tulane professor wins heart association’s excellence award
Dr. Paul Whelton Whelton led the team behind last year’s blockbuster announcement that redefined high blood pressure for the first time in 14 years. Dr. Paul Whelton, a clinical professor and the Show Chwan Health System Endowed Chair in Global Public Health at Tulane University School of Public...
09/14/2018 - 16:15 - Dee Boling

The nutrition section of the Department of Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences (GCHB) is launching a new training program targeted at nutrition students interested in working in the maternal and child health (MCH) area. The program is being funded by the U.S. Health Resources &...

09/14/2018 - 16:00 - Madeleine Vann

Tulane Provost Robin Forman, Ochsner Health System Executive Vice President Robert Hart, and Ochsner Health System President and Chief Executive Officer Warner Thomas participated in the launch of the Physician Leadership Program, a new certificate program from Tulane's Department of Health Policy...

09/13/2018 - 11:45 - Emily Szklarski

FirstLine public charter schools in New Orleans utilize school-garden programming in their curriculum. (Photos from of ESYNOLA) School-based kitchen garden programs across the country are known to improve healthy eating habits among school children, but their value had not been quantified using...

09/06/2018 - 17:15 - Naomi King Englar

Robert Palestina, a 2018 graduate of the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, is the new executive director of The Cookbook Project, a New Orleans-based nonprofit organization that promotes food justice and educates youth about healthy eating. (Photograph provided by the Cookbook Project...

09/05/2018 - 16:30 - Leslie Cardé

In "Journey of Dreamers" Mélange Dance Company performers tell the story of immigrants coming to America. (Photo by Mike Yoder) Editor’s note: This article appeared first in the June 2018 issue of Tulane magazine. Whatever the political climate, entertainment has always served as escapist fare,...

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