Celebration of the Century

100yearsOne hundred years in the making, the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine’s Centennial Celebration is now a fond memory.

Check out these photos  of the intriguing and entertaining activities enjoyed by alumni, students, faculty, staff, and friends of the school.

Photos By Rick Olivier

mosquito_lollyFRIDAY WELCOME BACK
Departments hosted a range of open house activities. The Department of Tropical Medicine had fun with a bug and microbe theme that included edible insects.

 

robert_callie_mackenzieDANCING THE NIGHT AWAY
Robert and Callie Mackenzie (daughter of honoree Ann Metzinger) were two of the many guests who took to the dance floor at rock ‘n’ Bowl.


GENERATIONS OF TROPICAL MEDICINEGENERATIONS OF TROPICAL MEDICINE Mauricio Sauerbrey (tM MS ’70, tM PhD ‘73), left, was a student of Professor emeritus antonio D’allesandro, center. they both had the opportunity to connect with current chair, nirbhay kumar, right.
Mauricio Sauerbrey (TM MS ’70, TM PhD ‘73), left, was a student of professor emeritus Antonio D’allesandro, center. They both had the opportunity to connect with current chair, Nirbhay Kumar, right.

GLOBAL REACH. Juan Pizarro, assistant professor of tropical medicine, left, and eric Dumonteil, adjunct professor of tropical medicine, right, chat with speaker Peter Piot, director of the london School of Hygiene and tropical Medicine, and his wife, Heidi larson, senior lecturer at the london School, at a reception following Piot’s talk.GLOBAL REACH
Juan Pizarro, assistant professor of tropical medicine, left, and Eric Dumonteil, adjunct professor of tropical medicine, right, chat with speaker Peter Piot, director of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and his wife, Heidi Larson, senior lecturer at the London School, at a reception following Piot’s talk.

HOMECOMING. Guest eric Belin and associate professor of GcHB lorelei cropley (iHD MPH ’83, DrPH ’93) reconnected with karen Meyers edge (iHD MPH ’88) and leah Steimel (iHD MPH ’89). (Steimel’s son, Jonathan Guzman, is continuing the public health tradition as a BSPH undergrad at tulane.)HOMECOMING
Guest eric Belin and associate professor of GCHB Lorelei Cropley (IHD MPH ’83, DrPH ’93) reconnected with karen Meyers edge (iHD MPH ’88) and Leah Steimel (IHD MPH ’89). (Steimel’s son, Jonathan Guzman, is continuing the public health tradition as a BSPH
undergrad at Tulane.)

10-11 Centennial HWILD APPLAUSE
The Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences table had a great time listening to gala entertainment, Deacon John and the ivories. (pictured: Ilana Scherl, adjunct professor, Diego Rose, professor, Karis Schoellman, clinical assistant professor, and Neil Glennie, adjunct professor.

10-11 Centennial FWELCOME BACK
Former dean of the school Harrison Spencer
addresses the Centennial audience. Spencer is now president of the Association of Schools of Public Health.

 

GALA FUN
Melissa Ryan (IHD MPH ‘05), her sister Mary Ryan, and Jason F10-11 Centennial Jeldman (IHD MPH ’06) enjoyed reconnecting over a delicious meal and dancing at  the Hotel Monteleone. Ryan is branch chief at the Bureau of Clinical Recruitment and Service, a branch of HRSA/DHHS, and Feldman will soon be moving into the role of policy and performance coordinator at the Washington Department of Health’s Office of Infectious Disease.

10-11 Centennial IHIGH PROFILE
University President Scott Cowen talks with Centennial speaker John Nay, former U.S. ambassador to Suriname.

 

 

WELL DESERVED10-11 Centennial K
Dean Pierre Buekens shows off a special gift from Dean’s Office staff – a framed print of the Centennial issue of Global Health and a special issue of the American Journal of Epidemiology. The special AJE was an edition dedicated solely to the school’s 100th anniversary and consisting entirely of scientific articles written by SPHTM faculty.

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About Tulane University SPHTM

Tulane's School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine is the oldest school of public health in the country and the only American school of tropical medicine. Our mission is to advance public health knowledge, promote health and well-being, and prevent disease, disability, and premature mortality. This is accomplished through academic excellence in education of public health professionals, rigorous scientific research of public health problems, creative partnerships to advance the practice of public health, and innovative service to the local, national, and international public health community.
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