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Count the Costs: Tulane faculty focus research efforts on improving equity in primary care access
The color of a person’s skin can often influence the level of healthcare they receive. A new Tulane University study identifies the barriers patients from marginalized communities face when they seek primary care appointments and how health care providers can address these inequities. Tulane...
05/20/2022 - 11:30 - Audrey Burroughs

Layla Babahaji is no stranger to public service — she received the Trailblazer Award, the Leader in Service Award and the Gifford Darling Reiss Newcomb Award for her commitment to others last year at the time of her graduation from the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, with a Bachelor...

05/19/2022 - 13:00 - Lance Sumler

Small restaurants that serve immigrant communities play a big role in dietary health in Latin American communities. But convincing owners to downsize portions, advertise calorie counts or adopt other strategies to provide healthier options on their menus may be a challenge, according to a new...

05/10/2022 - 16:30 - Dee Boling

Dr. Ann Metzinger, who was awarded the Lifetme Achievement in Global Health Award at the school's Centennial Celebration, passed away on May 6.   Associate Professor Emeritus Dr. Ann Metzinger (MPH ’75, DrPH ’80) passed away on May 6 at the age of 90.    Metzinger founded the Dietetic Internship...

05/03/2022 - 13:00 - Keith Brannon

A new Tulane University study in The Lancet finds that patients with high blood pressure in rural areas could be helped significantly by training community health workers how to prescribe and adjust anti-hypertension medications and how to coach people to better manage their blood pressure. Photo...

05/02/2022 - 14:45 - Dee Boling

Tulane Public Health now offers a Doctor of Public Health in Leadership, Equity, and Advocacy For many students, a PhD, or Doctor of Philosophy, degree is the right choice for their career goals. The PhD often positions the student for a career in research with an academic faculty position at a...

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