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Piles of debris - clothes, furniture, etc. - outside of homes that flooded in Baton Rouge, LA in 2014. Photo by Carolyn Scofield.
Resilience-building is transferable in communities after a disaster
Flooded and gutted homes were a common sight in Baton Rouge in late 2016. Team members from Tulane University were part of a group that built the Resilient Baton Rouge toolkit for residents of that city. The team recently published a study about the Resilient Baton Rouge effort. (Photo by Carolyn...
09/26/2017 - 15:15 - Keith Brannon

Dr. Jiang He (left) and Dr. Marie “Tonette” Krousel-Wood will lead the study to enlist community health centers to help low-income patients more aggressively manage high blood pressure. Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano. The National Institutes of Health has awarded Tulane University a five-year, $6....

09/21/2017 - 13:00 -

Disaster continues to be in the news. Hurricane Maria is barreling through the Carribean, leaving extensive damage in its wake, just over a week after Irma took a similarly devastating path. Numerous islands have endured the brunt of tropical weather this season, with countless homes and...

09/19/2017 - 15:15 - Keith Brannon

Community health workers using proactive strategies such as home visits, health coaching, home blood pressure monitoring and other tactics were more successful in helping low-income patients control their hypertension than doctors using traditional approaches, according to new Tulane University...

09/13/2017 - 09:45 - Dee Boling

Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine researchers have developed a new drug that is effective against non-severe cases of malaria, according to results from an FDA-supervised clinical trial published online in The Lancet Infectious Diseases. The results are significant as...

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...

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