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Tulane researcher contributes to study on racial violence and the mental health of Black Americans
Police violence against Black Americans is shamefully common in the United States and devastates communities. For incidents that get widespread media exposure, collective trauma is felt across the nation, especially for Black individuals. Research supports that experiencing racism even...
12/09/2020 - 11:00 - Keith Brannon

Principal investigators Dr. M. “Tonette” Krousel-Wood, professor of medicine and epidemiology and associate provost for the health sciences at Tulane University, and Daniel Sarpong, PhD, endowed chair and director of the Center for Health and Health Disparities Research and Education at Xavier...

12/04/2020 - 11:15 -

Just some of the Tulane faculty acknowledged in this database of standardized citation metrics across all scientists and scientific disciplines in the world. A recent study produced a composite citation-based indicator which lists 76 current Tulane faculty, among the world's top 2 percent of...

11/24/2020 - 09:45 -

Doctoral candidates Francine Wood and Dieudonné Bidashimwa Francine Wood, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences at the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, has published findings on social norms in Kinshasa, Democratic...

11/18/2020 - 10:15 -

Dr. Lizheng Shi was part of a research team that analyzed data from the Pancreas Cancer Olaparib Ongoing trial to determine which patient groups with pancreatic cancer would derive the most benefit from maintenance Olaparib. Studies have shown that utilizing a PARP inhibitor, such as olaparib, in...

11/18/2020 - 09:30 - Keith Brannon

Lead study author Dr. Lu Qi, epidemiology professor and director of the Obesity Research Center at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. Photo courtesy of American Heart Association. Adults with the healthiest sleep patterns had a 42% lower risk of heart failure...

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