Global Health Spring/Summer 2015

cover_image_GHSS2015Movin’ on Up! SPHTM Celebrates Rise in Rankings with Current and Future Students
Students, faculty, staff, and alumni at the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine were thrilled to learn that the school had moved up to #12 among graduate schools of public health in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings. Read more>>

Oaxacan5THE DYNAMIC DUO Medicine and Public Health
Doctors — and their patients — benefit from public health experience. Learn more about the work of alumni of the MD/MPH combined programs and Fogarty Global Health Fellows Program. Read more>>


Faculty Recognized for Commitment and Dedication
Dr. Donald Krogstad, professor of tropical medicine, was selected by the Bowdoin College Board of Trustees to receive one of two 2015 Common Good Awards, and Dr. Roy Rando, professor of global environmental health sciences, will receive the first Impact Award from the American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH). Read more>>

NewbornLow Maternal Lead Levels Associated with Adverse Birth Outcomes
Even years after widespread lead abatement methods have been considered to be successful and childhood lead levels have dropped significantly, maternal exposure to lead may still be impacting birth outcomes according to new research by Dr. Felicia Rabito, associate professor of epidemiology at the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. Read more>>

Tulane joins CDC effort to eliminate malaria in Hispaniola
Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine  is part of a U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-led consortium that aims to eliminate indigenous cases of malaria on the island of Hispaniola by 2020. Read more>>

010715_weight-loss-app730_810_pbcCan your cellphone help you lose weight?
Cellphone support can help people lose significantly more weight, according to a study conducted by researchers at the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. Read more>>

pierre_thumbMessage from The Dean
As the cover of this issue of Global Health clearly shows, we were thrilled by the results of the most recent U.S. News rankings of schools of public health. Our rise in the rankings demonstrates the hard work of not only our faculty and staff, but also the greater SPHTM community. Read more>>

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