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Pierre Buekens, Dean, and Thomas LaVeist, Incoming Dean
Current and future deans speak out on border policy
We oppose separating children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border. This practice is a clear public health concern, with ample scientific evidence linking childhood trauma and parental separation to both short- and long-term adverse health effects. We stand in support of statements by the...
09/12/2017 - 17:00 - Naomi King Englar

The first of three seminars on Health, Racism and Communication will be led by Tulane alumnus Flozell Daniels Jr. on Thursday, Sept. 14, at the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. Daniels, CEO and president of Foundation for Louisiana, said Louisiana faces heightened racial...

09/08/2017 - 15:00 - Dee Boling

As public health professionals, we are intimately aware of the impact and effects of disaster. Unfortunately disaster is, at the moment, an all-too-common event. On the heels of massive flooding in Texas and Louisiana from Hurricane Harvey, we are beginning to see the effects of another massive...

09/01/2017 - 13:00 - Tara Brown

Grand openings are about beginnings, inspired ideas, and a fresh place for those ideas to take root and grow. That’s what the new interdisciplinary learning space in the Caroline Richardson Hall on the uptown campus celebrated Wednesday, August 30. The Public Health Undergraduate program and...

08/28/2017 - 11:00 - Dee Boling

Hurricane Harvey has devastated the Gulf Coast of Texas with large volumes of rain that will continue throughout this week. Everyone here at the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine shares in concern for the residents of Southeast Texas who are dealing with flooding and displacement...

08/10/2017 - 11:15 - Barri Bronston

Marcela Villareal de Panetta, a Tulane graduate and member of the Dean’s Council of the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, has joined the Board of Tulane, the university’s main governing body. Panetta earned a bachelor of arts degree from Newcomb College. She lives in...

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