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Lu Qi, MD, PhD
Tooth loss in middle age linked to risk of heart disease
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...
11/08/2017 - 12:45 - Naomi King Englar, Tulane PRC staff

Vending machines on Louisiana state property are about to get healthier, thanks to efforts by Tulane University nutrition experts. Tulane staff led by Diego Rose, professor and head of the Nutrition program at the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and a faculty co-investigator at...

10/25/2017 - 14:45 - Keith Brannon

BIRCWH principal investigator and research director Dr. Marie “Tonette” Krousel-Wood (left) with BIRCWH scholars Dragana Lovre, Catherine Burnette and Jylana Sheats. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano) The National Institutes of Health has awarded Tulane University $2.65 million to continue its...

10/24/2017 - 10:00 - Naomi King-Englar

Movin' for Life Photovoice Project participant Cynthia Atkins stands with her bike at a park near her home. The city-run park offers activities such as water aerobics, swimming, biking and a walking trail. (Photo from the Tulane Prevention Research Center) Empty streets, community gardens and...

10/18/2017 - 09:00 - Faith Dawson

Mehr Manzoor, a School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine doctoral student and Fulbright scholar, is looking into why women have fewer leadership roles, and working to correct the imbalance. She is pictured here at the World Health Assembly in Geneva earlier this year. (Photo from Mehr Manzoor...

10/05/2017 - 15:00 - Alicia Jasmin, Chelsea Christopher

Dr. Jiang He is the Joseph S. Copes chair and professor in the Department of Epidemiology at the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. He is an expert in the study of hypertension, diabetes, stroke, cardiovascular disease and chronic kidney disease and has conducted...

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