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Tulane partners with local MCH Coalition to reduce high maternal mortality rates
On Thursday, Nov. 7, the New Orleans Maternal Child Health Coalition will ask the New Orleans City Council to put its support behind postpartum home visits for all birthing people in New Orleans, the training and hiring of black and queer health workers and finding ethical ways to reimburse doula...
04/23/2019 - 11:00 -

Children play as Tulane student volunteers help them with an exercise program. In a heart research study by the epidemiology department at the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine it was found that for most children with high blood pressure that lifestyle changes are the cornerstone...

04/23/2019 - 09:45 - Keith Brannon

Image of Pia Chaparro, assistant professor of nutrition at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine Sweeping changes designed to make a major federal food assistance program more nutritious for low-income families were effective in reducing obesity risk for 4-year-olds who...

04/10/2019 - 12:00 - Dee Boling

Dr. Thomas LaVeist, dean of the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, announced today that Mollye Demosthenidy has agreed to become the associate dean for strategic initiatives for the school. Demosthenidy, a clinical associate professor, has been on faculty in the...

04/09/2019 - 09:45 - Dee Boling

This satellite image was captured on September 1, 2008 from Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES-12). In the image, Hurricane Gustav was just crossing the Louisiana coast, while Tropical Storm Hanna was spinning near the Turks and Caicos Islands. (Photo by the National Oceanic...

04/03/2019 - 16:00 - Dee Boling

Dean LaVeist’s feature documentary, The Skin You're In, investigates the astonishing disparity between black and white health in America to find out why it exists and discover what can be done about it. The Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine will partner with community...

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