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Count the Costs: Tulane faculty focus research efforts on improving equity in primary care access
The color of a person’s skin can often influence the level of healthcare they receive. A new Tulane University study identifies the barriers patients from marginalized communities face when they seek primary care appointments and how health care providers can address these inequities. Tulane...
12/15/2021 - 14:15 - Thomas LaVeist

The U.S. has passed a grim milestone: 800,000 deaths from COVID-19.  So far, I’ve seen this number compared to the populations of both San Francisco and South Dakota, but for our community, that represents more than twice that of the current population of New Orleans.  Imagine that, the entire...

12/07/2021 - 12:15 - Mike Strecker

Tulane is playing a significant role in the redevelopment of the Charity Hospital building, and the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine will be a major occupant of the renovated building. Tulane University recently announced its role in a major redevelopment of the former Charity...

12/03/2021 - 09:15 - Lance Sumler

Samendra Sherchan has served as a subject matter expert in the areas of onsite wastewater treatment and water quality for the National Environmental Health Association and is also a registered environmental health specialist. (Photo by Rusty Costanza) As more extreme weather causes water to...

12/01/2021 - 10:00 - Rebecca O'Malley Gipson

Photos of Dr. Alessandra Bazzano (Left) and Dr. Shokufeh Ramirez (Right) Dr. Alessandra Bazzano has been named the new director of the Tulane Center of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health (CEMCH) housed in the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. CEMCH focuses on improving the...

11/30/2021 - 10:00 - Rebecca O'Malley Gipson

Wave Weekend, which took place from November 12th to 14th, 2021, at Tulane, was a fun-filled time where students, staff, faculty, alumni reveled in the special bond that makes us all Tulanians. Events with the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine started with a meet and greet reception...

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