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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...
07/05/2018 - 15:30 - Roger Dunaway

Eight Tulane University alumni and two current students have received grants from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program to conduct independent research or work as English teaching assistants abroad in 2018–19.  Twenty alumni/current students were named semifinalists, while 10 received the prestigious...

06/26/2018 - 15:30 - Dee Boling

A new study from the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine shows that, depending on the interpretation criteria, serological tests can distinguish recent Zika infections in areas where dengue is endemic. The study was published online in The American Journal of Tropical...

06/19/2018 - 15:30 -

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...

06/13/2018 - 15:30 - Carolyn Scofield

A study by researchers at Tulane University found persistent drug use, especially substances like cocaine and heroin, increases the risks of disease progression and early death in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). The results are published in the Clinical Journal of the American Society...

06/13/2018 - 15:30 - Carolyn Scofield

A new study involving Tulane University researchers finds three out of four pediatricians don’t approve of hitting children for corrective purposes, often referred to as spanking. Catherine Taylor, an associate professor of Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences, at Tulane University...

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