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Count the Costs: Tulane faculty focus research efforts on improving equity in primary care access
The color of a person’s skin can often influence the level of healthcare they receive. A new Tulane University study identifies the barriers patients from marginalized communities face when they seek primary care appointments and how health care providers can address these inequities. Tulane...
02/08/2022 - 16:45 - Dee Boling

Greg Collins (MPH IHD ’98) wasn’t even specifically looking for a public health degree when he began considering options for a graduate degree. “I had been working in Uganda, and I realized that I needed to up my skill set in a very practical way.” He looked into other programs, but it was at...

02/07/2022 - 12:00 - Dee Boling and Gale Marie Abbass

COVID-19 pandemic began to spread globally in early 2020, however, all Peace Corps volunteers were called back from service for the health and safety of everyone involved. Tulane University quickly put a plan in place to help both displaced Peace Corps volunteers and Fulbright scholars, providing...

02/04/2022 - 13:30 -

Tanika Kelly was one of the most recent recipients of the Innovation Award — selected by Tulane Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost Robin Forman. Kelly, a professor of epidemiology at the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and director of the Center for Public Health...

01/31/2022 - 16:15 - Keith Brannon

  Addressing misinformation about COVID-19 and clinical studies is an ongoing process for both The Louisiana Community Engagement Alliance against COVID-19 Disparities (LA-CEAL), a state-wide consortium of community and academic institutions including Tulane, and NoiseFilter, a health education...

01/24/2022 - 13:30 - Dee Boling

Nearly two dozen local and national speakers will be represented at the Advances in Poverty Elimination Symposium, to be held March 17, 2022. Poverty in New Orleans, as in other large and mid-size metro areas, disproportionately impacts the city’s Black community. With funding from an unnamed...

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