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New program enhances degree for Tulane nutrition master's students
The nutrition section of the Department of Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences (GCHB) is launching a new training program targeted at nutrition students interested in working in the maternal and child health (MCH) area. The program is being funded by the U.S. Health Resources &...
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...

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...

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