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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...
02/10/2017 - 09:30 - Claire Davenport

David Roston’s voice is calm and collected as he welcomes listeners to his radio show. The program, ‘NOLA Matters - The Public Health Radio Hour’, airs weekly on the community radio station 102.3 WHIV-FM in New Orleans. Roston, a first-year graduate student in the Tulane School of Public Health and...

02/08/2017 - 10:30 -

Our thoughts are with those impacted by the powerful tornadoes that drove across Southeastern Louisiana yesterday. Although there was no loss of life, many families in this area have been devastated by the destruction of homes and businesses, as well as about thirty reports of injury. As a...

02/07/2017 - 10:15 - Dee Boling

The State University of New York Board of Trustees has appointed Dr. Wayne J. Riley as president of SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Dr. Riley currently is currently a a clinical professor of medicine and adjunct professor of health policy at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Dr. Riley is...

02/01/2017 - 10:45 - Iman Naim

Many neighborhood corner stores don’t stock fresh fruits and vegetables under the belief that these items aren’t as profitable as snack foods and beverages with a longer shelf life. However, fruits and vegetables may be more profitable for corner stores, according to a study by the Tulane...

01/30/2017 - 12:15 - Pierre Buekens

Dear students, I would like to reinforce the message President Fitts shared with the Tulane community on Friday related to developments in federal immigration law. We are, of course, very concerned for any of our students or scholars who may be impacted by immigrant travel restrictions. Our motto...

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