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Dikembe Mutombo to speak at Tulane Public Health Graduation
NBA legend and global humanitarian Dikembe Mutombo will deliver the commencement address for the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. “Dikembe Mutombo was a natural choice to address our students at graduation,” said Dr. Thomas LaVeist, dean of the school. “Dikembe is a...
06/30/2017 - 10:30 - New Wave Staff

Former President Eamon M. Kelly, pictured in 1987. Kelly led Tulane University from 1981 to 1998. (Photo from Tulane University Archive) Tulane SPHTM is saddened to share the following news from President Mike Fitts. Dr. Eamon Kelly served as part of the SPHTM faculty over the past few years in the...

06/27/2017 - 15:15 - Dee Boling

Dean Pierre Buekens is in his native Belgium right now, spending time in his home country but also working on collaborative research projects. While in Belgium, Buekens met with Director Robert Otok of the Association of Schools of Public Health in the European Region (ASPHER). Together, they...

06/27/2017 - 15:15 - Dee Boling

Young adults with a history of asthma are at a greater risk of thickening of the left ventricle, which can cause shortness of breath, chest pain, fainting, and eventually lead to heart failure, according to research from the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine published...

06/16/2017 - 10:45 - Dee Boling

When residents of two New Orleans neighborhoods tended to shop at a farmer's market or prepare food at home, they also tended to eat more fresh fruits and vegetables, according to a recently published study by the Tulane Prevention Research Center (PRC). The study was published in the June 2017...

06/15/2017 - 17:00 - Naomi King-ENglar

When it comes to healthy eating for kids, public health experts often look to schools for answers because children spend much of their time and consume much of their calories there. And thanks to national childhood obesity initiatives over the past several years, salad bars are showing up in...

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