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Split photo, one side showing a traditional cheeseburger, the other side showing a chicken sandwich on a bun
Swapping just one item can make diets substantially more planet-friendly
  If Americans swappped one serving of beef per day for chicken, their diets' greenhouse gas emissions would fall by an average of 48 percent and water-use impact by 30 percent, according to the study. Photo by iStock. If your New Year’s resolution is to eat better for the planet, a new Tulane...
09/15/2021 - 11:30 - Dee Boling

Dr. Thomas LaVeist, dean of the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, announced today that Dr. Susan Cheng has become the school’s first associate dean for public health practice and diversity, equity, and inclusion, effective September 1, 2021. According to LaVeist, Cheng will be...

08/23/2021 - 13:15 -

Figure 1. State abortion policy context in 2015 States with more restrictive abortion policy climate have higher total maternal mortality, measured as a death during pregnancy or within one year following the end of a pregnancy, a recent study conducted by a team of Tulane researchers finds.  The...

08/09/2021 - 12:15 - Tulane SPHTM Communications Staff

Dr. Thomas LaVeist, dean of the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, today announced that Dr. Harold “Woody” Neighbors will join the school as senior advisor for public health research and training, effective immediately. Neighbors will also become a research professor in the...

08/03/2021 - 15:00 - Tulane SPHTM Communications Staff

Even in a pandemic year, the class of 2020 SPHTM alums secured employment at a high rate; of the 380 students who responded to a graduate career outcomes report survey, 96% are working, volunteering, or continuing education within one year of graduation.  The 2020 Graduate Career Outcomes Report...

08/02/2021 - 12:15 - Tulane SPHTM Communications Staff

Source: NIH Office of Extramural Research/Nature analysis using NIH RePORTER tool  Dr. Maeve Wallace, a reproductive and perinatal epidemiologist at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, was highlighted in Nature and interviewed on an accompanying podcast for her research...

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