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African-American male, mid-20s, wearing sunglasses. Photo reads "Getting tested," in relation to STI testing.
Tulane researchers launch sexual health website for young black men
A new website, gocheckit.net, is specifically designed for young black men to promote sexual health and STI screening. (Image from gocheckit.net) The CDC’s current recommendations call for women to be screened for chlamydia, but not men, noting that evidence is lacking on the feasibility and...
05/26/2017 - 16:45 - Dee Boling

Dr. Pierre Buekens, MD, PhD, MPH, today announced that he will step down from his role as dean effective at the end of his current term in June 2018. Dr. Buekens has served as dean of the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine since 2003. “We should be very proud of what we...

05/11/2017 - 09:45 - Kathryn Rabstejnek

In recognition of his unwavering commitment to improving and advancing the careers of junior faculty members, Dr. Jiang He of the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine will be awarded the 2017 Oliver Fund Award for Excellence in Faculty Mentoring at Commencement 2017. Dr. He, the...

05/05/2017 - 12:00 - Mary Cross

As the region became submerged in Hurricane Katrina’s floodwaters, the Vietnamese American enclave in eastern New Orleans was severely damaged. But this immigrant community followed the disaster with a stronger recovery than others that faced similar levels of flooding with similar levels of...

05/01/2017 - 11:00 - Madeline Vann

Jessica Conrad is wrapping up her senior year in both the Tulane School of Science and Engineering and the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. But the math and public health double major already has one major accomplishment on her record — her work on mathematical modeling behavior...

04/28/2017 - 11:00 - Barri Bronston

At the Highly Vulnerable Children’s Research Center, located in Cape Town, South Africa, and run by the Tulane School of Social Work, the research team conducts rigorous studies that they hope will lead to a better quality of life for struggling children worldwide. As director of Tulane School of...

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