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Public health student rolls with high-pressure competition on Startup Bus
Helen Waller, a graduate student in the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, delivers a pitch on the Startup Bus in July. The three-day bus trip served as an incubator for businesses and entrepreneurs. (Photo by Odysseas Chloridis) Helen Waller was a teacher in Myanmar before she began...
10/30/2018 - 16:00 - Dee Boling

University students in the U.S. are showing increasingly higher rates of diagnosis and treatment for a range of mental health conditions, potentially putting their academic success at risk, suggests new research published in the Journal of American College Health. The research was conducted by...

10/26/2018 - 10:30 - Emily Szklarski

Diego Rose is a professor in the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine who specializes in socioeconomic determinants of nutrition, food and nutrition policy, food access, security and sustainability. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano) Navigating the New Orleans food and...

10/19/2018 - 17:00 - Norine Schmidt

A new website, gocheckit.net, is specifically designed for young black men to promote sexual health and STI screening. (Image from gocheckit.net) The CDC’s current recommendations call for women to be screened for chlamydia, but not men, noting that evidence is lacking on the feasibility and...

10/17/2018 - 16:45 - Carolyn Scofield

Dr. Paul Whelton Whelton led the team behind last year’s blockbuster announcement that redefined high blood pressure for the first time in 14 years. Dr. Paul Whelton, a clinical professor and the Show Chwan Health System Endowed Chair in Global Public Health at Tulane University School of Public...

10/16/2018 - 13:45 - Dee Boling

Effective today, the Department of Global Health Management and Policy at the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine (SPHTM) will rebrand as the Department of Health Policy and Management. “The name change recognizes our long history in education and research around...

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