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Count the Costs: Tulane faculty focus research efforts on improving equity in primary care access
The color of a person’s skin can often influence the level of healthcare they receive. A new Tulane University study identifies the barriers patients from marginalized communities face when they seek primary care appointments and how health care providers can address these inequities. Tulane...
03/03/2022 - 13:45 - Dee Boling

The Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine is deeply sorry to announce the passing of Dr. Hugh Long, a long-time professor of health policy and management, a renowned health policy and finance scholar, and the longest-standing faculty member at the school. Dr. Long was in good health...

02/24/2022 - 10:30 - Dee Boling

Neighborhoods in New Orleans with high rates of police surveillance or “stop-and-frisk” encounters face health risks, including significantly higher rates of smoking, poor physical health, low physical activity, violent crime and domestic violence, according to a new Tulane University study...

02/23/2022 - 14:15 - Keith Brannon

The Center for Youth Equity involves young people in all aspects and develops a collaborative learning process with organizations, neighborhoods, schools and families. Samantha Francois (second from left), assistant professor of social work, Dominque Jones-Johnson (center), executive director of...

02/22/2022 - 09:30 - Dee Boling

The public health community is mourning the sudden passing of Dr. Paul Farmer, one of the founders of Partners In Health and the subject of "Mountains Beyond Mountains," a 2003 book by Tracy Kidder, and "Bending the Arc," a 2017 documentary. Farmer was 62.  Farmer first visited Haiti in 1982 after...

02/21/2022 - 13:45 - Dee Boling

Dr. Debra Houry (MD/MPH ’98) will serve as the 2022 graduation speaker for the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. The school’s graduation exercises will take place at three o’clock in the afternoon on Saturday, May 21, 2022, at the Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts...

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