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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...
07/17/2017 - 15:30 - Dee Boling

In the August issue of the American Journal of Public Health (AJPH), Dr. Pierre Buekens, dean of the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, reminds public health professionals to not let fear get in the way of the task of positively affecting the health of populations....

07/14/2017 - 11:00 - Dee Boling

Tulane University will again partner with a consortium of universities to train the next generation of global health researchers as part of the Global Health Fellows Program, funded by the Fogarty International Center. The consortium is led by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and...

07/06/2017 - 10:30 - Carolyn Scofield

A new Tulane University initiative called MOMENTUM aims to help new mothers and their babies in Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The project is funded by a $4.8 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. MOMENTUM will provide nursing students...

06/30/2017 - 10:30 - New Wave Staff

Former President Eamon M. Kelly, pictured in 1987. Kelly led Tulane University from 1981 to 1998. (Photo from Tulane University Archive) Tulane SPHTM is saddened to share the following news from President Mike Fitts. Dr. Eamon Kelly served as part of the SPHTM faculty over the past few years in the...

06/27/2017 - 15:15 - Dee Boling

Dean Pierre Buekens is in his native Belgium right now, spending time in his home country but also working on collaborative research projects. While in Belgium, Buekens met with Director Robert Otok of the Association of Schools of Public Health in the European Region (ASPHER). Together, they...

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