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Tulane researcher contributes to study on racial violence and the mental health of Black Americans
Police violence against Black Americans is shamefully common in the United States and devastates communities. For incidents that get widespread media exposure, collective trauma is felt across the nation, especially for Black individuals. Research supports that experiencing racism even...
03/14/2021 - 18:00 - Dean Thomas LaVeist

One year ago today, Louisiana recorded its first death due to COVID-19, Mr. Ives Green, a New Orleans resident of a facility serving people with developmental disabilities. Mr. Green was a gifted runner and an award-winning Special Olympics athlete. He loved fishing, listening to music, and...

03/09/2021 - 13:30 - Rebecca O'Malley Gipson

A study led by Dr. M. Pia Chaparro from Tulane University’s School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, in collaboration with researchers at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and Public Health Foundation Enterprises WIC, showed that changing the foods provided in the Special...

03/03/2021 - 14:00 - Keith Brannon

Senior study author Diego Rose, professor of nutrition and food security at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. Photo by Paula Burch Celentano. If people across the globe were to follow their country’s recommendations for a healthy diet, the impact of their food...

02/24/2021 - 13:00 - Tulanian Now Staff

Andrew Poland of the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine sets up a testing tent for the COMPASS Study at the Salvation Army Family Store on Jefferson Highway. Researchers from the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and the School of Medicine will be in randomly selected public...

02/19/2021 - 11:30 - Faith Dawson

Dr. Ronald Blanton, chair of the Department of Tropical Medicine (Photo by Sally Asher) Dr. Ronald Blanton, chair of the Department of Tropical Medicine and William G. Vincent Professor of Tropical Medicine at the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, answers common vaccine questions. Q...

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