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Dikembe Mutombo to speak at Tulane Public Health Graduation
NBA legend and global humanitarian Dikembe Mutombo will deliver the commencement address for the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. “Dikembe Mutombo was a natural choice to address our students at graduation,” said Dr. Thomas LaVeist, dean of the school. “Dikembe is a...
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...

10/17/2016 - 09:00 - Dee Boling

A Tulane University professor has been elected as a member of the National Academy of Medicine, considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine. Dr. Maureen Lichtveld is professor and chair in the Department of Global Environmental Health Sciences at Tulane University...

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