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Maya Newman, a sociology and social policy and practice major with a minor in public health, made volunteering a large part of her Tulane experience.
Runsdorf Recipient Champions Food Justice
Maya Newman, a sociology and social policy and practice major with a minor in public health, made volunteering a large part of her Tulane experience. For her efforts, the Center for Public Service awarded her one of its 2019 Runsdorf Awards for student excellence in public service. (Photo by Paula...
06/27/2016 - 13:45 - Dee Boling

Each year, one student gives a commencement address at the school's diploma ceremony. A number of students vie for this opportunity and this year we recorded the thoughts of several of them. Please enjoy these final thoughts from some of our newest alumni. Below is Megan Hall's (MPH GCHB/Nutrition...

06/24/2016 - 13:45 - Dee Boling

New research published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes) shows that a genetically lowered birthweight increases the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The study was led by Dr. Tiange Wang, postdoctoral research fellow, and Dr. Lu Qi, professor of...

06/15/2016 - 14:15 - Dee Boling

New results from Tulane University suggest that long-term therapy with metformin reduced the incidence of neurodegenerative diseases among elderly veterans with diabetes, although this association was not observed with a less than 2-year exposure to the drug. Researchers presented the study at the...

06/09/2016 - 14:15 - Dee Boling

Dr. Alessandra, Bazzano, assistant professor of global community health and behavioral sciences, has been named to the next class of Social Entrepreneurship (SE) Professors. The professorship is an opportunity of the Phyllis M. Taylor Center for Social Innovation and Design Thinking at Tulane...

06/06/2016 - 14:15 - Ryan Rivet

While many students are basking in the off time afforded by summer break, MD/MPH student Brady Page, is traveling to far-flung locales for a year-long trip to research and help treat patients in developing nations. The native of Mountain View, California received a Fulbright-Fogarty research grant...

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