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CDC director, Tulane alum to discuss opioid crisis
Debra Houry, MD, alumna and National Center for Injury Prevention and Control director at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, will discuss the nation’s opioid epidemic on April 20 at the Diboll Auditorium in the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. (Photo from the...
03/07/2018 - 17:00 - Cheryl Gerber

Katherine Theall, associate professor in the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, and director of the Mary Amelia Douglas-Whited Community Women’s Health Education Center, presented the results of a study by Tulane researchers last week that found black women in Louisiana are three...

03/07/2018 - 16:45 - Keith Brannon

Science magazine published an in-depth feature on Katrina@10, the multi-university research effort to learn the lasting health, economic, demographic and social impacts of Hurricane Katrina. The project was led by Tulane University sociologist and demographer Mark VanLandingham. (Photo by Paula...

03/01/2018 - 15:15 - Dee Boling

New research from the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine reveals that mosquitoes use glucose to eliminate lethal concentrations of ammonia released during the digestion of a blood meal. This finding expands scientific knowledge of the mosquito metabolism process that...

02/27/2018 - 15:45 -

A team led by Dr. Lizheng Shi, Endowed Regents Professor in the Department of Global Health Management and Policy, was awarded first place in the PAN Challenge, a competitive challenge put on by the Patient Access Network (PAN) Foundation and the American Journal of Managed Care. The team won a $10...

02/23/2018 - 16:15 - Dee Boling

Dr. Rebekah Gee talks with students after the presentation. Students primarily in the Department of Global Health Management and Policy heard from not one but two state health secretaries in an informal discussion right on the SPHTM campus. Dr. Rebekah Gee, current secretary of the Louisiana...

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