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CDC director, Tulane alum to discuss opioid crisis
Debra Houry, MD, alumna and National Center for Injury Prevention and Control director at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, will discuss the nation’s opioid epidemic on April 20 at the Diboll Auditorium in the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. (Photo from the...
06/01/2017 - 16:30 - Carolyn Scofield

Dr. Jiang He is the Joseph S. Copes chair and professor in the Department of Epidemiology at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. A new study conducted by researchers from Tulane University finds reducing target systolic blood pressure below current recommendations...

05/30/2017 - 13:30 - Alicia Jasmin

Hala Kershah, from Alexandria, Egypt, right, accepts her Tulane 34 Award from Dusty Porter, vice president of student affairs. Kershah, who also holds a DDS degree, earned a master’s degree in health administration and was recognized for her work in strengthening student-alumni relationships...

05/26/2017 - 16:45 - Dee Boling

Dr. Pierre Buekens, MD, PhD, MPH, today announced that he will step down from his role as dean effective at the end of his current term in June 2018. Dr. Buekens has served as dean of the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine since 2003. “We should be very proud of what we...

05/11/2017 - 09:45 - Kathryn Rabstejnek

In recognition of his unwavering commitment to improving and advancing the careers of junior faculty members, Dr. Jiang He of the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine will be awarded the 2017 Oliver Fund Award for Excellence in Faculty Mentoring at Commencement 2017. Dr. He, the...

05/05/2017 - 12:00 - Mary Cross

As the region became submerged in Hurricane Katrina’s floodwaters, the Vietnamese American enclave in eastern New Orleans was severely damaged. But this immigrant community followed the disaster with a stronger recovery than others that faced similar levels of flooding with similar levels of...

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