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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...
08/02/2018 - 12:00 - Caitlin Riddle

It’s reaching the end of June, half a year since I hopped on Nasur’s motorcycle and left Southwestern Uganda. As I rode away from Kabale with tears in my eyes, I wondered when I would be back. I was leaving friendships and memories, two years of experiences, and a way of life I’d have trouble...

08/01/2018 - 14:45 - Keith Brannon

Tulane Vice President for Research Laura Levy, right, participates in the Delta Clinical and Translational Health Disparities Conference in Jackson, Mississippi. Photo courtesy of University of Mississippi Medical Center. Tulane University, University of Mississippi Medical Center and University of...

07/27/2018 - 18:15 - Raven Cedeno

The 2017 cohort of the Maternal and Child Health Scholars Program at the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. (Photo from SPHTM) Tulane’s efforts to train future public health leaders on how to provide support for moms, babies and families are successful, according to a recent...

07/26/2018 - 17:15 - Kayla Harris

Prepped plates of perfectly portioned chicken pesto pasta with sautéed asparagus are ready for delivery. (Photos from Clean Course Meals Instagram) Kimisha Sawyers, a 2014 MPH  GCHB alumna, is making her mark on the New Orleans meal prep industry. As the owner of Clean Course Meals, Sawyers offers...

07/05/2018 - 16:00 - Faith Dawson

International students from certain countries may have limited travel options while using student visas under President Trump’s travel ban. (Thinkstock image) About 25 of Tulane University’s international students, faculty and staff have been adversely affected by President Trump’s travel ban,...

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