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MHA grad is one of four Tulanians joining Biden administration
Clockwise from top left: Danielle Conley, Dr. Rachel Levine, Shalanda Young and Cedric Richmond. (Graphic by Marianna Barry) The new administration of President Joseph Biden has among its appointees four Tulane alumni. Shalanda Young, who earned a Master of Health Administration from the Tulane...
01/04/2021 - 12:00 - Dee Boling

Reflects on 40-year career of disaster response, environmental data management, and the Dean’s Office Dr. LuAnn White, a professor at the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine for forty years, will step down as senior associate dean effective June 30, 2021, in the first step of a...

01/04/2021 - 11:15 -

Dr. Alyssa Lederer, assistant professor and program director for the Health Education and Communication MPH Program at Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, was the lead author on a perspective piece discussing the toll that COVID-19 has taken on college students. Almost 20...

12/18/2020 - 14:00 -

Dr. Paul K. Whelton, Show Chwan Health System Endowed Chair in Global Public Health at the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, will receive the National Kidney Foundation’s 2021 David M. Hume Memorial Award. Each year the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) considers the work of...

12/14/2020 - 11:45 -

Dr. Thomas A. LaVeist, dean and Weatherhead Presidential Chair in Health Equity at Tulane’s School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, was recently awarded the 2020 Carole W. Samuelson Endowed Lecture in Public Health Practice. This lectureship is one of the most highly regarded endowed...

12/14/2020 - 09:45 - Keith Brannon

Drug companies are racing to get their COVID-19 vaccines to market in the hopes that there will be enough doses for anyone who wants the vaccine by summer. (iStock photo) As COVID-19 cases soar to new records in the United States, hope is on the horizon as the nation’s first COVID-19 vaccine is...

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