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Building the marine mammal virome
Dr. Tiong Aw, assistant professor of environmental health sciences at the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, will use a grant from the Office of Naval Research at the U.S. Department of Navy to build the virome database of marine mammals and their habitat.  It will...
07/10/2019 - 14:45 - Dee Boling

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...

06/27/2019 - 10:00 - Jasmine Davidson

Shelina Davis, a Tulane alumna, was selected as the new CEO of the Louisiana Public Health Institute. Davis, who earned master’s degrees in public health and social work from Tulane, took over as CEO in May. (Photo by Louisiana Public Health Institute) When Shelina Davis first arrived at the...

06/18/2019 - 10:30 - Leslie Tate

Tulane University researchers Dr. Vicki Traina-Dorge (left) and Dr. Chad J. Roy, both Tulane National Primate Research Center faculty, directed the portion of the studies involving the use of specialized biocontainment laboratories. Roy is a 1993 MSPH alumnus of the Tulane School of Public Health...

06/11/2019 - 10:00 - Carolyn Scofield

The National Institutes of Health recently honored Tulane University professor Mark VanLandingham for his pioneering research on how culture and shared history helped the Vietnamese American community in New Orleans recover more quickly from Hurricane Katrina while other communities faltered. Learn...

06/11/2019 - 09:15 - Keith Brannon

Diego Rose, lead author on the study and a professor of nutrition and food security at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano. Food production is an important contributor to climate change, accounting for about a quarter of carbon emissions...

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