Category Archives: Sring and Summer 2012

Making the dream possible

DO YOU REMEMBER what you paid to attend Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical  Medicine? Although costs vary depending upon the degree program and the amount of time needed to complete requirements, earning a master’s degree from SPHTM now … Continue reading

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Malaria prevention saves children’s lives

Malaria continues to be a major disease worldwide, but while funding projects are working hard to improve malaria prevention it is difficult to measure how effective these interventions are. Research published in BioMed Central’s open access journal Malaria Journal has … Continue reading

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Alumni Notes

MARIA DEL CARMEN ALAMO (CHS MPH’84) owns and operates Salud Consulting, Inc., helping food and nutrition corporations and educational organizations develop strategic initiatives to serve and reach the Hispanic market. Her expertise in food, health, nutrition, and marketing allows her … Continue reading

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Elimination in Sight

Alumnus Mauricio Sauerbrey leads the effort to end River Blindness in the Americas What do you do when you have significantly reduced malaria transmission rates in your home country?  For Mauricio Sauerbrey, you turn your attention toward another illness that … Continue reading

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Centennial Schedule

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2012 9:00am – 4:00pm      Registration 10:30am – 11:30am   Department Open Houses 11:30am – 1:00pm      Networking Lunch: Present Opportunities and Future Innovations 1:00pm – 2:30pm       Student Poster Presentations 2:00pm – 3:00pm      Student Seminar: Building a Career in Public … Continue reading

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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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