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Dr. Ronald Blanton named Chair of Tropical Medicine
Dr. Thomas LaVeist, dean of the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, announced today that Dr. Ronald Blanton has been named as chair of the Department of Tropical Medicine. He will also become the William G. Vincent Professor in Tropical Diseases and Hygiene. “I am...
01/09/2019 - 13:00 - Mary Ann Travis

The schools of Science and Engineering, Liberal Arts, Public Health and Tropical Medicine, and Architecture welcome new leaders. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano) They are an academic quartet, this new group of incoming deans, and they are all happy to have shown up on campus this fall within a few...

01/09/2019 - 13:00 - Keith Brannon

The position paper, written by Tulane nutrition researcher Diego Rose, calls for adding more specific sustainability advice to dietary guidelines such as information about how adding more plant-based foods and eating less meat is healthier and better for the environment. Photo by Paula Burch-...

12/19/2018 - 17:00 -

The 2018 President’s Staff Excellence Awards were recently presented to several of Tulane University’s staff members who best represent high achievement in their contributions to the university. President Mike Fitts surprised winners at the downtown, uptown and Elmwood campuses and the National...

11/27/2018 - 13:45 - Dee Boling

In 2013 the City of Bogalusa celebrated the Heart Study’s 40-year history by bestowing Dr. Gerald Berenson with the key to the city. It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Dr. Gerald Berenson, who was a long-time research professor of epidemiology at the School of Public Health and...

11/26/2018 - 12:15 - Keith Brannon

Perinatal epidemiologist Emily Harville (left) and Endowed Regents Professor Lizheng Shi are part of two teams of investigators given 2018 CORNET awards for research fighting health disparities in the Mississippi Delta. A new consortium backed by Tulane University, the University of Mississippi...

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