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Dr. Ronald Blanton named Chair of Tropical Medicine
Dr. Thomas LaVeist, dean of the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, announced today that Dr. Ronald Blanton has been named as chair of the Department of Tropical Medicine. He will also become the William G. Vincent Professor in Tropical Diseases and Hygiene. “I am...
05/16/2019 - 13:30 - Keith Brannon

Glucosamine is a popular dietary supplement used to relieve osteoarthritis and joint pain. Image by Shutterstock. Regular use of glucosamine supplements may be linked to a lower risk of cardiovascular disease events, according to a new Tulane University study published in The BMJ. The findings...

05/07/2019 - 14:00 -

Pictured left to right: Lee Hamm, dean of the School of Medicine; Thomas A. LaVeist, dean of the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine; Sally Baker (BSPH'09), current MD/PhD candidate at Tulane School of Medicine; Michael Fitts, president of Tulane University; and Robin Forman, senior vice...

05/07/2019 - 13:15 - Dee Boling

2019-20 Fogarty Global Health Fellows (front, seated) Matthew Ward, Lissa Soares, and Monika Dietrich and mentors (standing, rear) Dr. Maureen Lichtveld, Dr. John Schieffelin, Dr. Claudia Herrera, Dr. Dawn Wesson, Dr. Richard Oberhelman, and Dr. Jeffrey Wickliffe. (A fourth fellow, Cecilia Alcala,...

04/26/2019 - 09:15 - Keith Brannon

Lead study author Lu Qi, director of the Tulane University Obesity Research Center at the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano)  Women who take antibiotics over a long period of time are at increased risk of heart attack or stroke, according to new Tulane...

04/23/2019 - 11:00 -

Children play as Tulane student volunteers help them with an exercise program. In a heart research study by the epidemiology department at the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine it was found that for most children with high blood pressure that lifestyle changes are the cornerstone...

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