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Dr. Ronald Blanton named Chair of Tropical Medicine
Dr. Thomas LaVeist, dean of the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, announced today that Dr. Ronald Blanton has been named as chair of the Department of Tropical Medicine. He will also become the William G. Vincent Professor in Tropical Diseases and Hygiene. “I am...
04/23/2019 - 09:45 - Keith Brannon

Image of Pia Chaparro, assistant professor of nutrition at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine Sweeping changes designed to make a major federal food assistance program more nutritious for low-income families were effective in reducing obesity risk for 4-year-olds who...

04/10/2019 - 12:00 - Dee Boling

Dr. Thomas LaVeist, dean of the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, announced today that Mollye Demosthenidy has agreed to become the associate dean for strategic initiatives for the school. Demosthenidy, a clinical associate professor, has been on faculty in the...

04/09/2019 - 09:45 - Dee Boling

This satellite image was captured on September 1, 2008 from Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES-12). In the image, Hurricane Gustav was just crossing the Louisiana coast, while Tropical Storm Hanna was spinning near the Turks and Caicos Islands. (Photo by the National Oceanic...

04/03/2019 - 16:00 - Dee Boling

Dean LaVeist’s feature documentary, The Skin You're In, investigates the astonishing disparity between black and white health in America to find out why it exists and discover what can be done about it. The Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine will partner with community...

04/02/2019 - 10:15 - Dee Boling

The program, designed for early- to mid-career professionals, takes an interdisciplinary approach to public health education.   The Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine is launching an online Master of Public Health with Noodle Partners, the university’s longtime online...

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