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Photos of the book cover of Carville's Cure, Pam Fessler, and James Carville.
Former NPR reporter and political strategist discuss Carville’s Cure
For 28 years, national correspondent Pam Fessler reported on poverty, philanthropy, and issues of national concern. For her first book, Fessler turned to a disease that doesn’t garner a lot of attention in the headlines, but for more than a century played a major role in the small town of...
04/19/2021 - 14:00 - Keith Brannon

TUTSI Director Dr. Jiang He, Joseph S. Copes MD Chair and Professor of Epidemiology at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano. Tulane University will invest $5.7 million to significantly expand the Tulane University Translational Science...

04/16/2021 - 16:15 - Keith Brannon

A new study by researchers from Tulane and the University of Michigan calculates the "water scarcity footprint" of diets by examining the irrigation water required to produce foods and the relative scarcity of water where the irrigation occurs. Photo by iStock. If you’re celebrating Earth Day by...

04/15/2021 - 09:15 - Sarah Zobel

On his first day in office, President Joe Biden released the American Rescue Plan. It laid out an agenda to increase COVID-19 testing and vaccinations, address pandemic-related health disparities, provide funds for emergency relief, mobilize a public health jobs program that would supplement the...

04/12/2021 - 13:30 - Renee Young

Tulane University’s School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine (SPHTM) announces the expansion of its collaboration with Noodle, the nation’s fastest growing network of online learning, to include a Master of Public Health in Disaster Management and a Master of Science in Public Health in...

04/01/2021 - 13:45 - Dee Boling

COVID-19 put the spotlight on public health. Suddenly, everyone began talking about epidemiology, contact tracing, herd immunity, and more, and interest in careers in public health has skyrocketed. Amidst the surge of interest, the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine (...

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