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. In 2013 the City of Bogalusa celebrated the Heart Study’s 40-year history by bestowing Dr. Gerald Berenson with the key to the city.
In Memoriam: Gerald Berenson
In 2013 the City of Bogalusa celebrated the Heart Study’s 40-year history by bestowing Dr. Gerald Berenson with the key to the city. It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Dr. Gerald Berenson, who was a long-time research professor of epidemiology at the School of Public Health and...
08/01/2017 - 15:00 - Madeline Vann

Next time you slap a mosquito consider this – Tulane researchers are testing a strategy to alter the genes of female Aedes aegypti mosquitos so they die soon after a blood meal. A. aegypti mosquitos play a leading role in spreading diseases such as Zika and dengue viruses. The results of this...

07/20/2017 - 11:00 - Keith Brannon

Tulane Prevention Research Center’s Movin' for LIFE program will host a 5K run-and-walk and family-focused health fair with community partners in the Ninth Ward later this summer to help residents jumpstart healthy lifestyle habits. The Movin' for LIFE (Lasting Improvement for Fitness and Energy)...

07/17/2017 - 15:30 - Dee Boling

In the August issue of the American Journal of Public Health (AJPH), Dr. Pierre Buekens, dean of the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, reminds public health professionals to not let fear get in the way of the task of positively affecting the health of populations....

07/14/2017 - 11:00 - Dee Boling

Tulane University will again partner with a consortium of universities to train the next generation of global health researchers as part of the Global Health Fellows Program, funded by the Fogarty International Center. The consortium is led by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and...

07/06/2017 - 10:30 - Carolyn Scofield

A new Tulane University initiative called MOMENTUM aims to help new mothers and their babies in Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The project is funded by a $4.8 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. MOMENTUM will provide nursing students...

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