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Paul Whelton, MD
Tulane professor wins heart association’s excellence award
Dr. Paul Whelton Whelton led the team behind last year’s blockbuster announcement that redefined high blood pressure for the first time in 14 years. Dr. Paul Whelton, a clinical professor and the Show Chwan Health System Endowed Chair in Global Public Health at Tulane University School of Public...
02/19/2016 - 09:45 - Dee Boling

Tulane University is the No. 1 graduate school nationwide in producing Peace Corps volunteers, the agency announced today. Tulane also ranks No. 12 among mid-sized undergraduate schools on Peace Corps’ 2016 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list. Currently, 18 graduate students and...

02/17/2016 - 10:15 - Naomi King Englar

February is heart health month — a good time to get back to health and fitness goals, and many people are using wearable technology to help. One function of these devices — such as Fitbit or Garmin — is to track steps per day, and oftentimes the default goal is 10,000 steps. Most devices allow you...

02/16/2016 - 10:00 - Carolyn Scofield

Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine has received $7.2 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the David and Lucile Packard Foundation for family planning research and programming in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The ACQUAL II Project (which...

02/12/2016 - 10:15 - Dee Boling

Dr. Lu Qi, HCA Regents Distinguished Chair and Professor in the Department of Epidemiology at the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, has edited a newly released textbook entitled Gene-Environment Interactions and Human Diseases. T he book, published by Nova Science...

02/11/2016 - 10:30 - Ryan Rivet

As Zika virus continues to spread north toward the United States, public concern and media attention are also on the rise. Two faculty members from the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and the Tulane School of Medicine talk about the virus and the risk it poses with...

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