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Get to know our new dean, Dr. Thomas LaVeist

 

 

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Travel ban leaves students with uncertain futures
International students from certain countries may have limited travel options while using student visas under President Trump’s travel ban. (Thinkstock image) About 25 of Tulane University’s international students, faculty and staff have been adversely affected by President Trump’s travel ban,...
05/09/2018 - 11:45 - Dee Boling

Dr. Paul Farmer, physician, anthropologist, and co-founder of Partners in Health, will address graduating students and their families at the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine graduation ceremony on May 19, 2018. A well-known figure in the public health community,...

05/09/2018 - 11:45 - Emily Szklarski

NOLA Leadership Education & Action on health Disparities (NOLA LEADs), a two-year citizen-training project coordinated by the Tulane Prevention Research Center, equips local health leaders with the right tools and skills. (Photo courtesy of Ashley Wennerstrom) Anyone can be a health leader with...

05/02/2018 - 16:30 - Carolyn Scofield

Thomas LaVeist, a national expert on issues related to equity and health, has been named dean of Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. He will also hold the position of Presidential Chair in Health Equity, making him the first to hold one of Tulane’s newly endowed...

05/02/2018 - 12:45 - Dee Boling

Dr. Ellen Einterz (MPHTM ‘90) was recognized by the American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA) with the Esther Pohl Lovejoy Award at the association’s recent anniversary meeting held in Philadelphia, Penn. The award is named for Esther Pohl Lovejoy, who served as city health officer for Portland,...

04/30/2018 - 12:00 - Faith Dawson

Barbara Weis, MD, a 1987 graduate of the School of Medicine and the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, directs Sante Total, a U.S.– based group that operates a temporary clinic in Jacsonville, Haiti. (Photo by Tracey Brown) More than 30 years after Barbara Weis, MD, graduated from...

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