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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...
02/11/2021 - 12:30 - Leslie Tate

Scientists and public health experts have long known that certain individuals, termed “super-spreaders,” can transmit COVID-19 with incredible efficiency and devastating consequences. Now, researchers at Tulane University, Harvard University, MIT and Massachusetts General Hospital have learned...

02/10/2021 - 15:30 - Dee Boling

Dr. John Nonnamaker will become the new director of career services for the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, effective February 17. Nonnamaker served as associate vice president in the Tulane University Division of Student Affairs for nine years, a position in which he led...

02/08/2021 - 16:45 - Keith Brannon

Thomas LaVeist, dean of Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, penned a recent New York Times op/ed signed by 59 other Black health experts calling for Black Americans to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano. Black Americans are 1.5 times more...

02/04/2021 - 09:45 - Dee Boling

(Above: Photo of Dr. Brigham Walker, research assistant professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management) A team of researchers at the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine has been awarded a $120,000 from the Commonwealth Fund to conduct a series of studies to determine...

02/02/2021 - 13:15 - Faith Dawson

Above: Thomas LaVeist in his office at the School of Public Health. (Photos by Paula Burch-Celentano) As the COVID-19 crisis engulfs the Black community, Thomas LaVeist, dean of the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, explains why — and leads the way to changing the unjust health gap....

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