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Paul Whelton, MD
Tulane professor wins heart association’s excellence award
Dr. Paul Whelton Whelton led the team behind last year’s blockbuster announcement that redefined high blood pressure for the first time in 14 years. Dr. Paul Whelton, a clinical professor and the Show Chwan Health System Endowed Chair in Global Public Health at Tulane University School of Public...
04/25/2018 - 14:45 - New Wave Staff

Lu Qi, MD, PhD, who holds the HCA Regents Distinguished Chair and is a professor of epidemiology at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, presented a study on the link between middle-aged tooth loss and cardiovascular disease at a recent American Heart Association meeting...

04/18/2018 - 13:30 - New Wave staff

Debra Houry, MD, alumna and National Center for Injury Prevention and Control director at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, will discuss the nation’s opioid epidemic on April 20 at the Diboll Auditorium in the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. (Photo from the...

04/12/2018 - 16:15 - Dee Boling

From left to right C.D. Daniel Constandse Cortez, director of the Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Dr. Arachu Castro, Samuel Z. Stone Endowed Chair of Public Health in Latin America, Dra. Beatriz Diaz Torres, chair of the Department of Biomedical Sciences, Marcela Villareal de Panetta, SPHTM board...

04/11/2018 - 16:15 - Keith Brannon

COPD, an inflammatory lung disease that causes obstructed airflow into the lungs, is the third leading cause of death in China. It is caused by long-term exposure to irritants in the air, including cigarette smoke and pollution. Photo by ThinkStock. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is...

04/10/2018 - 14:00 - Keith Brannon

Tulane public health researchers worked with a public school to implement yoga and mindfulness activities before classes to help third-graders with anxiety. Photo by ThinkStock. Participating in yoga and mindfulness activities at school helps third-graders exhibiting anxiety improve their well-...

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