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New program enhances degree for Tulane nutrition master's students
The nutrition section of the Department of Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences (GCHB) is launching a new training program targeted at nutrition students interested in working in the maternal and child health (MCH) area. The program is being funded by the U.S. Health Resources &...
03/08/2018 - 14:45 - Naomi King Englar

Recent Tulane University graduate Chyna Johnson is following in the footsteps of abolitionist Harriet Tubman this week as part of a 100-mile trek along the route of the Underground Railroad. The Underground Railroad, a network of secret routes and safe houses used by African-American slaves to...

03/07/2018 - 17:00 - Cheryl Gerber

Katherine Theall, associate professor in the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, and director of the Mary Amelia Douglas-Whited Community Women’s Health Education Center, presented the results of a study by Tulane researchers last week that found black women in Louisiana are three...

03/07/2018 - 16:45 - Keith Brannon

Science magazine published an in-depth feature on Katrina@10, the multi-university research effort to learn the lasting health, economic, demographic and social impacts of Hurricane Katrina. The project was led by Tulane University sociologist and demographer Mark VanLandingham. (Photo by Paula...

03/01/2018 - 15:15 - Dee Boling

New research from the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine reveals that mosquitoes use glucose to eliminate lethal concentrations of ammonia released during the digestion of a blood meal. This finding expands scientific knowledge of the mosquito metabolism process that...

02/27/2018 - 15:45 -

A team led by Dr. Lizheng Shi, Endowed Regents Professor in the Department of Global Health Management and Policy, was awarded first place in the PAN Challenge, a competitive challenge put on by the Patient Access Network (PAN) Foundation and the American Journal of Managed Care. The team won a $10...

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