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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...
09/13/2016 - 11:30 - Dee Boling

The Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics will change its name to the Department of Global Biostatistics and Data Science effective September 15, 2016. According to Department Chair Dr. John Lefante, the new department name emphasizes the global aspects of data science research along with...

08/31/2016 - 12:45 - Dee Boling

A history of gallstone disease may increase the risk of coronary heart disease, according to a new study by Tulane University researchers published in the American Heart Association’s journal Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology. Researchers analyzed the relationship between history of...

08/15/2016 - 11:45 -

Our thoughts are with our neighbors in the communities to the west and north of New Orleans who have experienced flooding from the recent storms. While New Orleans was not significantly impacted by the rain, we are well versed in the devastation high water can cause. If those in our community -...

08/11/2016 - 11:45 - Dee Boling

The Tulane community was saddened to learn of the death of Dr. Harrison Spencer, president and CEO of the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH). While the entire public health community mourns the loss of such a staunch advocate for the field, the Tulane community...

08/08/2016 - 12:00 - Carolyn Scofield

For the first time in history, people living in low- and middle-income countries have a higher prevalence of hypertension, or high blood pressure, than people in high-income countries, according to a new study by Tulane researchers. The results have been published in the American Heart Association’...

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