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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...
06/15/2017 - 16:45 - Naomi King-Englar, Elisa Munoz

Building on its history to improve the availability of fresh, healthy foods in New Orleans, the Tulane Prevention Research Center (PRC) was recently awarded funding from the W. K. Kellogg Foundation to support the work of the New Orleans Food Policy Advisory Committee to increase healthy eating...

06/15/2017 - 16:15 - Robert Palestina

As New Orleans continues to roll forward new initiatives to create a more active and healthy community, one Tulane graduate had the opportunity to support one – the city's longest linear public park – as part of Tulane Prevention Research Center’s (PRC) Health Promotion Practicum program. The...

06/12/2017 - 11:30 - Mary Cross

Newcomb-Tulane College announced 15 graduating seniors as members of the William Wallace Peery Society at the Senior Awards Ceremony on May 19. Among the honorees is Maggie Zhang, a 2017 bachelor of science in public health graduate.  Established in 1964, the society recognizes extraordinary...

06/12/2017 - 09:30 - Roger Dunaway

Pictured above are five of the 13 Fulbright Award recipients. Top row from left: Vanessa Castaneda and Sarah Haensly. Seated, from left: Gabriel Rodriguez, Hannah Kaufman (SPHTM), and David Chatelain. (Photo by Ryan Rivet) Twelve students and one recent graduate from Tulane University have received...

06/02/2017 - 16:45 - Naomi King Englar

New initiatives at the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine are focusing on revising the way racial health disparities are discussed, studied and taught in the classroom and beyond.   “All of these discussions and workshops aim to elevate Tulane’s commitment to diversity, justice...

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