Monthly Archives: June 2012

Fulbright Award Will Take Brad Hawkins to Suriname

Brad Hawkins, a doctoral candidate in Global Environmental Health Sciences, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to lecture at the University of Suriname’s public health program during the 2012-2013 academic year. Tulane’s School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine … Continue reading

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EPA Head Addresses Tulane SPHTM Grads at Centennial Commencement

Graduations in New Orleans have a pizzazz that those in other cities probably lack – brass bands, second lines, and Mardi Gras beads are all a part of a “typical” high school or college graduation in the Crescent City. This … Continue reading

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Students launch successful Global Health Summit

In honor of the school’s Centennial, the SPHTM Student Government Association (SGA) hosted its first ever Global Health Summit this past spring. The theme for the three day event was “One World, One Community,” and more than 200 students, faculty, … Continue reading

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It’s Time for Centennial!

You’ve been hearing about it for some time now. You’ve seen the posts on Facebook and LinkedIn. Maybe you picked up some swag at the APHA booth. You’ve seen the logo on the back of Global Health. It seemed like … Continue reading

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Tulane and Iraqi university to partner

The Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine has signed a memorandum of understanding with Wasit University in Iraq that will lead to the development of a public health school within the Iraqi institution. The memorandum was signed … Continue reading

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Tulane PRC Study: Neighborhood Walking Path Increases Resident Activity

New Orleans residents are more active when they have a public walking path in their neighborhoods, according to a recently published Tulane University study. The Prevention Research Center at Tulane University (PRC) measured residents’ activity levels in the St. Roch … Continue reading

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An Interdisciplinary Incubator for Research

In an effort to address the ever-changing issues of global health by increasing the quality of research that impacts these issues, the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine launched the Interdisciplinary Innovative Programs Hub for Global Health in early … Continue reading

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