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Count the Costs: Tulane faculty focus research efforts on improving equity in primary care access
The color of a person’s skin can often influence the level of healthcare they receive. A new Tulane University study identifies the barriers patients from marginalized communities face when they seek primary care appointments and how health care providers can address these inequities. Tulane...
03/21/2022 - 13:15 -

The Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health has endorsed this statement and is calling on its members to do the same. New cosigners will be added as they are confirmed. It has been more than 150 years since international law first required that combatants refrain from attacking...

03/18/2022 - 12:45 - Lance Sumler

Tulane University was awarded a $4.6 million grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to sustain advances in family planning programming and research in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) in Central Africa. Over the past decade, the Gates Foundation has continuously provided...

03/18/2022 - 11:00 - Dee Boling

  Dr. Melissa Gonzales will become the next chair of the Department of Environmental Health Sciences at the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, effective July 1st. Dean Thomas LaVeist made the announcement earlier today.  “Dr. Gonzales is an accomplished researcher who also...

03/09/2022 - 13:00 - Lance Sumler

Drinking a little wine with dinner may help lower risks of developing type 2 diabetes, according to researchers at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. The preliminary study results were presented last week at the American Heart Association’s Epidemiology, Prevention...

03/07/2022 - 12:00 - Barri Bronston

The National Institute on Aging of the National Institutes of Health has awarded a $14 million grant to the Tulane University Brain Institute, of which the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine is part of, to embark on a five-year study to understand why the brain-protecting...

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