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Left photo: Drs. Jane Bertrand and Julie Hernandez; right photo: Dr. Arsene Binanga.
Tulane’s family planning research continues in the DRC with $11 million Gates/Packard grant
Drs. Jane Bertrand and Julie Hernandez (left) and Dr. Arsene Binanga (right) manage an ambitious program of research, service delivery, advocacy, and capacity-building. (Photos provided by Jane Bertrand) Researchers at the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine (SPHTM) have...
01/12/2018 - 11:15 - Angus Lind

This story was originally published in the December 2017 issue of Tulane magazine. Call them the ambassadors for New Orleans—the city’s walking tour guides, who face the daunting task of condensing 300 years of complicated and confusing history into two hours. Imagine having to explain to people...

01/10/2018 - 15:00 - New Wave staff

Looking for ways to keep health-related resolutions, like weight loss and healthy eating? Social media might help. Conversations on Twitter can lead to engaged, two-way communication about health, according to a recent study published by the Tulane Prevention Research Center (PRC) and its partners...

01/10/2018 - 13:30 - Carolyn Scofield

A Tulane University proposal to establish a comprehensive system of infectious disease response, from early detection to the development of new treatments, has been named a “Best Bet” by one of the nation’s leading philanthropic research centers. The Center for High Impact Philanthropy (CHIP),...

01/09/2018 - 11:30 - Faith Dawson

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), malaria deaths have fallen over the last decade, but half the global population is still at risk. A Tulane University professor and researcher recently co-authored a study that may lead to better control of parasite-carrying mosquitoes....

01/05/2018 - 10:45 - Alicia Jasmin

In 2016 the Tulane community was introduced to Dr. Adaora Okoli, a graduate student in the Tulane School of Public Health who contracted the Ebola virus while treating patients in Nigeria. On Thursday, Jan. 4, philanthropist Bill Gates recognized Okoli on his website as one of his “Heroes in the...

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