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Photos of the book cover of Carville's Cure, Pam Fessler, and James Carville.
Former NPR reporter and political strategist discuss Carville’s Cure
For 28 years, national correspondent Pam Fessler reported on poverty, philanthropy, and issues of national concern. For her first book, Fessler turned to a disease that doesn’t garner a lot of attention in the headlines, but for more than a century played a major role in the small town of...
05/24/2021 - 10:45 - Dean Thomas LaVeist

COVID-19 has perpetuated suffering around the world for more than a year, with countries like India, Brazil, Argentina, and Turkey currently seeing a rapid rise in cases. But these countries are not the only ones suffering at the moment. A humanitarian crisis of an entirely different kind is...

05/19/2021 - 11:00 - Jill Dorje

PhD candidate Laura Scott traveled to 13 different national parks to study antibiotic resistant bacteria in the soil and water. Her degree will be in Environmental Health Sciences from the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano) The pursuit of a doctoral...

05/18/2021 - 09:15 - Faith Dawson

Margaret Conrad and Amna Ashraf, who are graduating with the Class of 2021, are recipients of the Jim Runsdorf Excellence in Public Service Student Award, given by the Center for Public Service. (Photo by Rusty Costanza) The Center for Public Service (CPS) announced that Amna Ashraf and Margaret...

05/15/2021 - 11:15 - Dean Thomas LaVeist, PhD

People waiting in queue to get the primary health check up for the Covid19 Coronavirus at a dedicated wing of the Krishnaraja Hospital in Mysore of Karnataka state in India. Photo by Priya Darshan, courtesy istock.   With the CDC’s recent guidance that individuals vaccinated against COVID-19 can...

05/05/2021 - 08:30 - Rebecca O'Malley Gipson

New research published in Economics Letters by the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine examines how differences in questions asked and information provided by a physician’s office contributes to inequalities in whether or not an individual is accepted as a new patient. The...

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