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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...
11/17/2020 - 09:15 -

(Photos of Drs. Maeve Wallace and Dovile Vilda) The National Institutes of Health awarded a $146,000 research grant to Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine to study how state gun laws may reduce homicide among women who are pregnant or have recently given birth. The...

11/16/2020 - 15:45 - Keith Brannon

This could be the year for virtual holiday celebrations due to COVID-19. Photo by Shutterstock. What do you do when the most wonderful time of the year happens during a growing pandemic? It’s a question Tulane epidemiologist Susan Hassig is worried about as people across the country plan their...

11/16/2020 - 14:15 - Keith Brannon

Study principal investigator Dr. Jiang He, professor and chair of the Department of Epidemiology at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano. The National Institutes of Health awarded a $8.7 million grant to Tulane University to study whether...

11/03/2020 - 09:45 -

Water scarcity, also known as water insecurity, was listed in 2019 by the World Economic Forum as one of the largest global risks in terms of potential impact over the next decade1. Shalean Collins, a current doctoral student in the Department of Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences at...

11/02/2020 - 14:00 - Dee Boling

Dr. Anantha Shekhar, senior vice chancellor for the health sciences at the University of Pittsburgh, has announced that Dr. Maureen Lichtveld will become the next dean at the Graduate School of Public Health. Lichtveld has had a long and successful career at Tulane University, where she has been...

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