All creatures great and small: Alumni combine public health and veterinary science
On the surface, veterinary medicine and public health seem to be completely different career paths. The links between the two, are not only strong, they also go back hundreds of years. more >>
Don’t Give me fever!
Alumna Emily S. Jentes, who earned her doctorate in tropical medicine in 2008, is the lead author of a paper in Lancet Infectious Diseases that describes the effort to revise the global yellow fever risk map. The informal WHO working group Jentes worked with also developed recommendations for yellow fever vaccinations, which are described in the paper. more >>
Penny Jessop recognized at APHA
At APHA, PENNY JESSOP (MPH ’77) was honored by the alumni association for “her many years of service commitment above and beyond the duties of an alumna to the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and the international public health community.” more >>
Alumni awards complementary APHA 2011 registration to student
SANDY ROCK (MCC MPH ’72) has held a membership in the American Public Health Association (APHA) for 40 years! In honor of this membership, APHA rewarded him with complementary registration for himself and a guest to the 2011 annual conference. Brandon Darrington, a Global Environmental Health Sciences student (center), was the worthy recipient. more >>