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Tulane researcher contributes to study on racial violence and the mental health of Black Americans
Police violence against Black Americans is shamefully common in the United States and devastates communities. For incidents that get widespread media exposure, collective trauma is felt across the nation, especially for Black individuals. Research supports that experiencing racism even...
12/18/2020 - 14:00 -

Dr. Paul K. Whelton, Show Chwan Health System Endowed Chair in Global Public Health at the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, will receive the National Kidney Foundation’s 2021 David M. Hume Memorial Award. Each year the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) considers the work of...

12/14/2020 - 11:45 -

Dr. Thomas A. LaVeist, dean and Weatherhead Presidential Chair in Health Equity at Tulane’s School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, was recently awarded the 2020 Carole W. Samuelson Endowed Lecture in Public Health Practice. This lectureship is one of the most highly regarded endowed...

12/14/2020 - 09:45 - Keith Brannon

Drug companies are racing to get their COVID-19 vaccines to market in the hopes that there will be enough doses for anyone who wants the vaccine by summer. (iStock photo) As COVID-19 cases soar to new records in the United States, hope is on the horizon as the nation’s first COVID-19 vaccine is...

12/11/2020 - 12:00 - Rebecca O'Malley Gipson

  Hip hop artist Big Freedia stars in a recently released video about wearing a mask properly. The video was produced by The Skin You’re In: COVID-19 and Black America, a multimedia campaign developed by The Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and supported by the...

12/10/2020 - 09:45 - Dee Boling

Suzanna Chase will join the staff of the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine in mid-January as the school’s first assistant dean for enrollment management. Chase comes to Tulane from the Oregon State University College of Public Health and Human Sciences where she had...

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