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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...
11/16/2016 - 12:30 - Carolyn Scofield

Neighborhood stressors including the density of liquor or convenience stores, reports of domestic violence and the rate of violent crime are associated with signs of biological stress in children. That's according to a new study led by Tulane University researchers and published in the prestigious...

11/14/2016 - 11:30 - Dee Boling

The U.S. elections were a very difficult exercise in democracy laying bare deep divisions within the country. I echo President Fitts’ message to the Tulane community: “Our job as a university community is to seek to understand. We must engage with each other in and out of the classroom, and we will...

10/27/2016 - 09:45 - Dee Boling

Dr. Wuleta Lemma has been honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award, presented by the Federal Ministry of Health of Ethiopia at their 18th Annual National Health Meeting, held in Hawassa, Ethiopia.   Dr. Lemma is director of Center for Global Health Equity at the Tulane University School of Public...

10/17/2016 - 13:15 - Dee Boling

Hot on the heels of Health Professions Week comes National Health Education Week and the Health Education and Communication Program (HEDC) in the Department of Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences (GCHB) is taking the week by storm with a series of events that gives students access to...

10/17/2016 - 13:00 - Dee Boling

Dr. Arachu Castro, Samuel Z. Stone Chair of Public Health in Latin America, was elected to the role of president-elect of the Society for Medical Anthropology. She will serve in that role for one year, followed by a two-year term as president, and a year as past-president.   Dr. Castro, an...

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