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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...
11/15/2018 - 13:15 - Carolyn Scofield

Drs. Jane Bertrand and Julie Hernandez (left) and Dr. Arsene Binanga (right) manage an ambitious program of research, service delivery, advocacy, and capacity-building. (Photos provided by Jane Bertrand) Researchers at the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine (SPHTM) have...

11/08/2018 - 16:45 - Carolyn Scofield

Maeve Wallace is a reproductive and perinatal epidemiologist at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. The U.S. has the highest maternal mortality rate in the developed world, and Louisiana consistently ranks among the top states for rates of death among pregnant and...

11/05/2018 - 11:30 - Keith Brannon

Katherine Theall, Cecile Usdin Professor in Women’s Health at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano. Can cleaning vacant lots cause a chain of events that curbs child abuse or stops a teen from falling victim to violence? That’s the...

10/30/2018 - 16:00 - Dee Boling

University students in the U.S. are showing increasingly higher rates of diagnosis and treatment for a range of mental health conditions, potentially putting their academic success at risk, suggests new research published in the Journal of American College Health. The research was conducted by...

10/26/2018 - 10:30 - Emily Szklarski

Diego Rose is a professor in the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine who specializes in socioeconomic determinants of nutrition, food and nutrition policy, food access, security and sustainability. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano) Navigating the New Orleans food and...

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