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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...
02/22/2018 - 16:00 -

Students applying to the Maternal Child Health (MCH) Master’s in Public Health (MPH) program have something new to get excited about. Students who would enter the MCH master’s program this fall are now eligible for a brand new, partial-tuition scholarship. The Excellence in Maternal and Child...

02/21/2018 - 11:30 - New Wave staff

Rachel "Marie" Davis. Peace Corps Botswana. MI Graduate Spring 2016.  For the fourth consecutive year, Tulane University is ranked first among graduate schools for the number of volunteers who join the Peace Corps. There are 27 alumni currently serving, 22 from the School of Public Health and...

02/14/2018 - 16:00 - D. Boling

The third edition of Family Planning: A Global Handbook for Providers is being released this week at the 2018 Regional Consortium Meeting of the Implementing Best Practices (IBP) Initiative. The Global Handbook is a critical guide for practitioners since family planning is considered a development...

01/29/2018 - 10:45 - Carolyn Scofield

Cover your coughs in New England and don’t double dip in Philadelphia. A 2016 Tulane University study published in the American Journal of Health Economics found cities with teams in the Super Bowl see a rise in flu deaths. Lead author Charles Stoecker of the Tulane University School of Public...

01/24/2018 - 16:15 - Dee Boling

On September 13, 2017, it was announced that Philip Morris International plans to contribute close to $1 billion to fund an organization to be known as the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World. The Foundation has the stated mission of reducing illness and death from smoking and lists as its priorities...

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