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MHA grad is one of four Tulanians joining Biden administration
Clockwise from top left: Danielle Conley, Dr. Rachel Levine, Shalanda Young and Cedric Richmond. (Graphic by Marianna Barry) The new administration of President Joseph Biden has among its appointees four Tulane alumni. Shalanda Young, who earned a Master of Health Administration from the Tulane...
10/22/2020 - 14:45 - Mary Sparacello

(Photo of Dr. Joanna Locke) As a Tulane medical student, Dr. Joanna Locke was on traditional path to becoming a doctor when she was introduced to the world of public health. That addition to her career trajectory, a master’s in public health from the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine,...

10/22/2020 - 10:00 - Sarah Zobel

(Pictured is alumna Shalina Shahin taking samples for previous research) Samendra Sherchan, PhD, assistant professor in the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine’s Department of Environmental Health Sciences, is counting manholes and collecting wastewater—lots of it, a little bit at a time...

10/16/2020 - 15:15 - Dee Boling

A new study will help determine if a zero copay model will improve medication adherence among patients with diabetes. Photo courtesy of the National Cancer Institute. The rising cost of medication in the United States can be a challenge for many patients with Type 2 diabetes. High out-of-pocket...

10/14/2020 - 13:15 - Jillian B. Morgan

This map indicates the reproductive rights policy climate for each state plus the District of Columbia in the year prior to when women gave birth in 2016 (i.e., preconception year). Data were compiled in 2014 and 2015 (Credit: Elsevier) The study found that women, particularly US-born Black women...

10/09/2020 - 09:15 - Rebecca O'Malley Gipson

(Photos of Shayna Goldfine, Jake Hurwitz, and  Alexander Schwartz) Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine provides an excellent, skills-based education, but there’s nothing like hands-on experience to bring that education to life. Three environmental health sciences...

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