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Public health student rolls with high-pressure competition on Startup Bus
Helen Waller, a graduate student in the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, delivers a pitch on the Startup Bus in July. The three-day bus trip served as an incubator for businesses and entrepreneurs. (Photo by Odysseas Chloridis) Helen Waller was a teacher in Myanmar before she began...
04/04/2017 - 12:15 - Dee Boling

Sharing information, seeking common solutions, and working collaboratively are all hallmarks of global health. These same elements are also critical in global trade. Global health and global trade came together on Monday during the Gulf Coast Trade Alliance’s annual meeting, held this year in New...

04/03/2017 - 11:45 - Naomi King Englar

Although New Orleans has seen a resurgence in supermarkets since Hurricane Katrina, some neighborhoods still lack healthy food options, and many are overwhelmed by an abundance of unhealthy choices. To address this issue, Tulane University has joined the newly launched Center for Healthy Food...

03/28/2017 - 10:00 - Alicia Jasmin

It takes approximately nine minutes for an ambulance to reach the scene of a medical emergency. But Tulane University alumnus Benjamin Swig has an idea that will cut that time to just five minutes. For that idea, Swig took home the grand prize Friday (March 24) during The Big Idea competition at...

03/28/2017 - 10:00 - Mary Cross

An interest in research prepared Tulane University alumnus Austin Reeder for the study of public health. His degrees from the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine prepared him for the position of chief executive officer for St. Charles Parish Hospital, a facility managed by Ochsner Health...

03/24/2017 - 15:30 - Dee Boling

(From l-r): Cameron Burton, MPH 2015; Carli Harvey (BSPH '17); Edian Castro; Sue Barrosse, Director of Admissions. It is with great sadness that we share news about the passing of a recent alumna. Cameron Willia Hali Burton, age 25, died in an automobile accident in Malawi on March 20, 2017. She...

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