Monthly Archives: May 2014

Unfinished Business: Family Planning in the DRC

To even a casual observer, the problems of rapid population growth are painfully evident in Kinshasa, a teeming city of 10 million and the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The effects of ravaging poverty and poor … Continue reading

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Student lands high-profile health policy fellowship

KT Kramer will graduate from Tulane University in May with not one, but two professional degrees: a master of health administration and a juris doctorate. Both will come in handy during the next stage of her career as one of … Continue reading

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Alumnus named CEO of New Orleans East Hospital

The view from his office window of the hospital construction site serves as a daily reminder of the work that lies ahead. For Mario Garner, a Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine alumnus and the new CEO of … Continue reading

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In Memoriam Spring/Summer 2014

Hermione Smith Swindoll (MPH ’59) passed away on June 19, 2013. Swindoll earned her MPH in 1959 when the school was still part of the College of Medicine after serving in the US Public Health Service in Ethiopia where she … Continue reading

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