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New program enhances degree for Tulane nutrition master's students
The nutrition section of the Department of Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences (GCHB) is launching a new training program targeted at nutrition students interested in working in the maternal and child health (MCH) area. The program is being funded by the U.S. Health Resources &...
05/13/2016 - 09:30 - Dee Boling

Increases in circulating adiponectin may be found with long-term weight-loss diet interventions with various macronutrient contents, study findings show. The increases in circulating adiponectin may improve abdominal fat distribution and lipid metabolism independently of weight change, researchers...

05/02/2016 - 09:45 - Dee Boling

Dr. Maureen Lichtveld, Freeport McMoRan Chair of Environmental Health Policy, was recently inducted into the Society of Scholars of Johns Hopkins University. The Society of Scholars, the first of its kind in the nation, was created in 1967. The society inducts former postdoctoral fellows,...

04/26/2016 - 09:45 - Dee Boling

The Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine has entered into a memorandum of understanding with China’s Nanjing Medical University to establish a joint degree program. Under the agreement, Chinese students will have the opportunity to complete a bachelor of preventive...

04/19/2016 - 08:45 - Dee Boling

Over the weekend, two different communities suffered the devastating effects of massive earthquakes. The largest of two earthquakes on the Japanese island of Kyushu registered a magnitude of 7.0 while Ecuador was hit with a 7.8 magnitude earthquake. Both occurred on Saturday. We here at the Tulane...

04/18/2016 - 09:15 - Dee Boling

Dean Pierre Buekens was officially named chair of the Consortium of Universities for Global Health at the organization’s seventh annual meeting held in San Francisco last week. Dr. Buekens will hold the post for two years. “I am honored to lead CUGH over what I know will be an exciting period of...

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