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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...
08/08/2016 - 12:00 - Rachel Pfister

Hydration is a key component in our health that is often overlooked. In the heat of summer, when there are exceptionally high temperatures, proper hydration is crucial. Water is imperative for good health and plays important roles in keeping the body healthy, including flushing out waste products,...

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...

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