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MHA grad is one of four Tulanians joining Biden administration
Clockwise from top left: Danielle Conley, Dr. Rachel Levine, Shalanda Young and Cedric Richmond. (Graphic by Marianna Barry) The new administration of President Joseph Biden has among its appointees four Tulane alumni. Shalanda Young, who earned a Master of Health Administration from the Tulane...
10/08/2020 - 09:15 -

Dr. Joseph Contiguglia, beloved professor in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences, passed away on October 1st at the age of 72, following a long illness. Colonel Joseph Justin “The Count” Contiguglia was originally from Little Neck, New York. He earned his medical degree from the...

10/02/2020 - 09:15 - Dee Boling

(Photo of Dr. Lizheng Shi, endowed Regents Professor and interim chair of the Department of Health Policy and Management at Tulane) How do you care for a chronic disease when visiting a doctor in person could be risky or not an option  at all due to the COVID-19 pandemic? That’s a concern for many...

09/30/2020 - 09:15 -

(Photo of Dr. Samendra Sherchan) Dr. Samendra Sherchan, assistant professor of environmental health sciences at the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, has been awarded a grant by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and LA Sea Grant to study the occurrence of...

09/29/2020 - 11:45 -

The COVID-19 pandemic has unexpectedly transformed the access and the organization of health services for an indeterminate time, circumventing the efforts made in recent years to improve women, children, and adolescent health indicators in Latin America and the Caribbean. Arachu Castro, the Samuel...

09/24/2020 - 09:15 - Dee Boling

(Photo of Hurricane Katrina August 29, 2005, USGS) As the 2020 hurricane season continues to surpass records, Tulane public health researchers are looking back to lessons from 2005, the last year forecasters had to dip into the Greek alphabet for storm names due to a devastatingly active Atlantic...

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