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For fifth year in a row, Tulane is tops among grad schools for Peace Corps
Alina Meador, left, graduated from Tulane University with a degree in public health and Latin American studies in 2016, and is serving as a health volunteer in Vanuatu. (Photo provided by Peace Corps)     Peace Corps announced on Wednesday that Tulane University ranked No. 1 among schools that...
09/27/2018 - 12:15 - Carolyn Scofield

Dr. Jiang He is the Copes Chair of Epidemiology at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. A new $2.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will continue groundbreaking research into chronic kidney disease (CKD) by Tulane University. A team of...

09/14/2018 - 16:15 - Dee Boling

The nutrition section of the Department of Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences (GCHB) is launching a new training program targeted at nutrition students interested in working in the maternal and child health (MCH) area. The program is being funded by the U.S. Health Resources &...

09/14/2018 - 16:00 - Madeleine Vann

Tulane Provost Robin Forman, Ochsner Health System Executive Vice President Robert Hart, and Ochsner Health System President and Chief Executive Officer Warner Thomas participated in the launch of the Physician Leadership Program, a new certificate program from Tulane's Department of Health Policy...

09/13/2018 - 11:45 - Emily Szklarski

FirstLine public charter schools in New Orleans utilize school-garden programming in their curriculum. (Photos from of ESYNOLA) School-based kitchen garden programs across the country are known to improve healthy eating habits among school children, but their value had not been quantified using...

09/06/2018 - 17:15 - Naomi King Englar

Robert Palestina, a 2018 graduate of the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, is the new executive director of The Cookbook Project, a New Orleans-based nonprofit organization that promotes food justice and educates youth about healthy eating. (Photograph provided by the Cookbook Project...

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