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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...
01/30/2017 - 08:15 - Mary Cross

Whether you’re searching for a one-of-a-kind gift or you’d simply like to spend part of your weekend supporting local artists, consider strolling through the Arts Market of New Orleans. Produced by the Arts Council of New Orleans, the market is held on the last Saturday of the month at Palmer Park...

01/24/2017 - 08:30 - Naomi King Englar

The Tulane University Prevention Research Center (PRC) is encouraging residents of New Orleans to walk more with a new campaign that highlights maps of walking routes throughout the city’s Ninth Ward. An outdoor advertising campaign using billboards, bus shelters and street poles is underway as...

01/18/2017 - 10:30 - Keith Brannon

It may be easier and cheaper for parents to manage a key asthma trigger in children — exposure to cockroaches — than previously thought, according to a new Tulane University study published in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. Researchers found that simply using cockroach bait...

01/17/2017 - 11:30 - Naomi King Englar

Children get to school in different ways, but walking is usually involved at some point — from a parent's car or school bus, after biking or all the way home. To make the journey safer, the Tulane Prevention Research Center (PRC) recently created a school crossing guard manual at the request of the...

01/09/2017 - 12:15 - Carolyn Scofield

A Tulane researcher is being recognized for decades of work in public health across the globe. The Population Association of America will honor Jane Bertrand at its conference this spring. Bertrand is the Neal A. and Mary Vanselow Professor in the Department of Global Health Management and Policy...

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