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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...
08/01/2016 - 12:15 - Faith Dawson

After Dr. Adaora Okoli survived the deadly Ebola virus, she enrolled at Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine to learn more about epidemiology and outbreak control, especially in developing countries. She plans to use her medical degree in combination with a master's degree in public...

07/29/2016 - 12:15 - Barri Bronston

Together, Tulane University professors Nathan Morrow and Nancy Mock, both affiliated with the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, have more than a half century of experience evaluating and monitoring food security, humanitarian response and emergent resilience strategies. They have...

07/22/2016 - 13:00 - Carolyn Scofield

“Pokemon Go” has millions of fans hunting virtual creatures in the real world using their phones. The craze is luring gamers of all stripes to get on their feet and out the door to catch them all. Jeanette Gustat, an epidemiologist with the Tulane Prevention Research Center, checks in with...

07/20/2016 - 13:00 - Dee Boling

Starting July 20, researchers at the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine will begin recruiting participants for a study on Zika virus and pregnancy in Honduras.   The study aims to assess the frequency of Zika virus infection, and the association of microcephaly with...

07/19/2016 - 13:00 - Naomi King Englar

In a study that focused on urban and primarily African-American neighborhoods in New Orleans, more than half of the people in that sample were not satisfied with their body size. The results of the study by the Tulane Prevention Research Center (PRC) were published in Health Education &...

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