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Count the Costs: Tulane faculty focus research efforts on improving equity in primary care access
The color of a person’s skin can often influence the level of healthcare they receive. A new Tulane University study identifies the barriers patients from marginalized communities face when they seek primary care appointments and how health care providers can address these inequities. Tulane...
04/25/2022 - 12:00 - David Gladow

Violence is a leading health burden in the U.S. and globally and plays a significant role in shaping population health and health disparities. With that in mind, the Department of Social, Behavioral, and Population Sciences has launched a new Violence Prevention Certificate for current graduate...

04/22/2022 - 11:30 - Mary Sparacello

Tulanians turned out in greater numbers than ever before to raise over $1.2 million on Tulane University’s fifth annual giving day, and the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine (SPHTM) was no exception in seeing record figures. During the 24-hour Give Green: A Day for the Audacious event...

04/05/2022 - 09:45 - Lance Sumler

Too much salt in your diet increases your risk for high blood pressure, but does it also affect the heart and critical blood vessels throughout the body? According to a Tulane researcher, not enough studies are being done to find out. The National Institutes of Health has awarded a $3.4 million...

03/29/2022 - 09:45 - David Gladow

International Health and Sustainable Development student Riley Fedewa has been selected as part of the incoming class of Albert Schweitzer Fellows. The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship is dedicated to developing a pipeline of emerging professionals who enter the workforce with the skills and...

03/28/2022 - 16:15 - SPHTM Communications

Dr. Joseph Kanter (left), Dr. Hanan al-Ahmadi (center), and Dr. Neil Meltzer will all be honored at the Tulane Alumni Awards on April 9, 2022. A record three alumni from the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine will be honored at the annual Tulane Alumni Awards Gala, to be held on...

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