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Using his group’s national and international studies of built environments and physical activity, Dr. Sallis will describe the growth of policy-oriented research that is highly interdisciplinary in nature. He will provide a summary of what has been learned as well as related policy recommendations. He will emphasize the need, and propose several options, for translating research to practice and policy, drawing from a newly-published model. The talk will end with evidence that physical activity research is making an impact on policy and practice.

 

 

Tulane University Translational Science Grand Rounds: "The Death of Evidence," Presented by: Jonathan Samet, MD, MS (Dean and Professor, Colorado School of Public Health)

Lunch will be served at 11:30 AMTraslational Science Grand Rounds: "The Death of Evidence" Flyer

Dr. Embers will be presenting "Diagnosing and Curing Late Stage Lyme Disease: Challenge Accepted" which will address the sensitivity of current diagnostic tests for Lyme disease as it varies by stage of disease. She will discuss the test they have developed that is aimed at diagnosing Lyme disease at all phases of the infection.  Furthermore, the question of the effectiveness of antibiotic treatment for Lyme disease has long been contentious among physicians and researchers.  Her team has shown that in nonhuman primates, intact spirochetes can persist following antibiotic treatment.  Dr.

Dr. Emily Harville, Professor in the Department of Epidemiology at the Tulane University School of Public Health & Tropical Medicne, will present how preconception cardiovascular health and preganacy health are interrelated.  She will discuss how a lifecourse approach might be necessary to understand pregnancy complications and cardiovascular disease and how these complications can be cross generational.  The Tulane Center of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health and Tulane Prevention Research Center are sponsoring the webinar.

Tropical Medicine Seminar Dr. Claudia Herrera Flyer

You're invited to the Spring 2019 Health, Racism, and Communication Seminar Series! On Tuesday, March 26, 2019, three members of the Maternal and Child Health Coalition will speak at the third seminar in the series.  We will be joined by Kimberly Novod, Founder and Executive Director, Saul's Light Foundation, Ashley Hill, Advocacy and Outreach Coordinator, Birthmark Doula Collective and Founder, The Uptown Doula and Clare Daniel, Administrative Assistant Professor of Women's Leadership, Newcomb College Institute. The event will be from 12:00pm -1:00pm and doors open at 11:45am.

You're invited to the Spring 2019 Health, Racism, and Communication Seminar Series! On Tuesday, March 26, 2019, three members of the Maternal and Child Health Coalition will speak at the third seminar in the series.  We will be joined by Kimberly Novod, Founder and Executive Director, Saul's Light Foundation, Ashley Hill, Advocacy and Outreach Coordinator, Birthmark Doula Collective and Founder, The Uptown Doula and Clare Daniel, Administrative Assistant Professor of Women's Leadership, Newcomb College Institute. The event will be from 12:00pm -1:00pm and doors open at 11:45am.

You're invited to the Spring 2019 Health, Racism, and Communication Seminar Series! On Wednesday, March 20, 2019, Danielle L. Broussard, Research Consultant, and Maeve Wallace, Research Assistant Professor at Tulane SPH&TM's Mary Amelia Women's Center. The event will be from 12:00pm -1:00pm and doors open at 11:45am. This series of seminars will cover communication skills focused on the intersections of health and racism, specifically for community organizers, neighborhood groups, and public health students, professionals, faculty and researchers.

Support Hour with Dr. Matthew Sobesky from CAPS - Downtown Shooting Incident. 

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