08/28/2017 - 11:00
- Dee Boling
Hurricane Harvey has devastated the Gulf Coast of Texas with large volumes of rain that will continue throughout this week. Everyone here at the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine shares in concern for the residents of Southeast Texas who are dealing with flooding and displacement...
08/10/2017 - 11:15
- Barri Bronston
Marcela Villareal de Panetta, a Tulane graduate and member of the Dean’s Council of the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, has joined the Board of Tulane, the university’s main governing body.
Panetta earned a bachelor of arts degree from Newcomb College. She lives in...
08/02/2017 - 13:30
- Mary Sparacello, Tara Nicole Brown
Tulane University senior Taylor Selembo, a bachelor of science in public health candidate, is working with the Healthy Corner Store Collaborative (HCSC), which is funded by the city and organized through Propeller, Top Box Foods, and Liberty's Kitchen. The HCSC works with corner store operators to...
08/01/2017 - 15:00
- Madeline Vann
Next time you slap a mosquito consider this – Tulane researchers are testing a strategy to alter the genes of female Aedes aegypti mosquitos so they die soon after a blood meal. A. aegypti mosquitos play a leading role in spreading diseases such as Zika and dengue viruses. The results of this...
07/20/2017 - 11:00
- Keith Brannon
Tulane Prevention Research Center’s Movin' for LIFE program will host a 5K run-and-walk and family-focused health fair with community partners in the Ninth Ward later this summer to help residents jumpstart healthy lifestyle habits.
The Movin' for LIFE (Lasting Improvement for Fitness and Energy)...