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Tulane University, including the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, has resumed normal operations. Low water pressure is still a concern across metro New Orleans, and the boil water alert continues. Therefore, DO NOT consume any water from anywhere in the building.

 

 

 

Healthy foods, including salmon, fruits, nuts, and whole grains
Benefits of a healthy diet greater in people at high genetic risk for obesity
People whose genes put them at greater risks for obesity may reap bigger benefits from sticking to a healthy diet than those at lower genetic risk, according to a new study in the journal The BMJ led by a team of Tulane researchers. The study suggests that improving diet quality over time can...
10/18/2017 - 09:00 - Faith Dawson

Mehr Manzoor, a School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine doctoral student and Fulbright scholar, is looking into why women have fewer leadership roles, and working to correct the imbalance. She is pictured here at the World Health Assembly in Geneva earlier this year. (Photo from Mehr Manzoor...

10/05/2017 - 15:00 - Alicia Jasmin, Chelsea Christopher

Dr. Jiang He is the Joseph S. Copes chair and professor in the Department of Epidemiology at the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. He is an expert in the study of hypertension, diabetes, stroke, cardiovascular disease and chronic kidney disease and has conducted...

10/02/2017 - 17:15 - Samah Ahmed

Miia Newman, who is pursuing a master’s degree in public health administration at Tulane University, is the 2017 recipient of the International Lightning Class Association Lightning Boat Grant for sailing. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano) Miia Newman has grown up sailing boats along the Gulf Coast...

09/26/2017 - 15:15 - Keith Brannon

Dr. Jiang He (left) and Dr. Marie “Tonette” Krousel-Wood will lead the study to enlist community health centers to help low-income patients more aggressively manage high blood pressure. Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano. The National Institutes of Health has awarded Tulane University a five-year, $6....

09/21/2017 - 13:00 -

Disaster continues to be in the news. Hurricane Maria is barreling through the Carribean, leaving extensive damage in its wake, just over a week after Irma took a similarly devastating path. Numerous islands have endured the brunt of tropical weather this season, with countless homes and...

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