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Count the Costs: Tulane faculty focus research efforts on improving equity in primary care access
The color of a person’s skin can often influence the level of healthcare they receive. A new Tulane University study identifies the barriers patients from marginalized communities face when they seek primary care appointments and how health care providers can address these inequities. Tulane...
01/19/2022 - 10:45 - Dee Boling

Joel Lamstein, founder of the public health consulting firm John Snow Inc., will join the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine as a visiting professor in the Department of International Health and Sustainable Development this semester.  Like many students, Lamstein’s path to public...

01/13/2022 - 09:00 - Keith Brannon

  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...

01/09/2022 - 14:15 -

Health coaches will use the Fruit Street platform as part of a new Diabetes Prevention Program for postpartum women diagnosed with gestational diabetes who receive services through Women, Infant, and Children (WIC) clinics.  Fruit Street Health, a CDC-recognized provider of the National Diabetes...

01/05/2022 - 15:15 - Dee Boling

Kaitlin Potts, Scotlyn Sunkel, and Ellie Morrissey are all finalists in the competitive Presidential Management Fellows program. Three students from the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine have been named as finalists in the prestigious Presidential Management Fellows Program, a...

12/20/2021 - 15:00 - Dee Boling

At the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, prospective students have a wealth of options to choose from in finding just the right academic program to suit their needs. And now all of those options are visible in one handy degree comparison chart.  “I wanted our...

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