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Dr. Ronald Blanton named Chair of Tropical Medicine
Dr. Thomas LaVeist, dean of the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, announced today that Dr. Ronald Blanton has been named as chair of the Department of Tropical Medicine. He will also become the William G. Vincent Professor in Tropical Diseases and Hygiene. “I am...
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,...

09/05/2018 - 16:30 - Faith Dawson

Olivia Evans used previous volunteer experiences in the Dominican Republic as a springboard to a research project. She is a Dean Jean Danielson scholar for 2018, using the scholarship to support her travel and fieldwork in the country this summer. (Photograph provided by Olivia Evans) Anne Caffery...

08/14/2018 - 17:00 - Emily Szklarski

Flooded and gutted homes were a common sight in Baton Rouge in late 2016. Team members from Tulane University were part of a group that built the Resilient Baton Rouge toolkit for residents of that city. The team recently published a study about the Resilient Baton Rouge effort. (Photo by Carolyn...

08/02/2018 - 12:15 - Natalie Amstutz

Photo caption: Natalie Amstutz at Ankor Wat, one of the “Seven Wonders of the World” and only a six-hour drive from Phnom Penh. I started a practicum at the Asia Pacific Regional Office of Helen Keller International, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, last summer. I was a monitoring and evaluation intern and...

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