Global Health Spring/Summer 2013

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Centennial Celebration
One 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. more>>

6-9-Student--Chris-Gunther-Mitch-Landriu_thumbGlobal Health in Action
Our students are living proof that global health can be practiced down the street or half-way around the world. Look into the lives of three students who are applying what they learn as they learn it and recognizing that, whether they are working in New Orleans or on another continent, communities and individuals all care about having safe, healthy places to live. more>>

5-Bike-Lanes_thumbStudy Finds Cycling Surge After City Bike Lane Project
Bike lanes continue to gain popularity in New Orleans with the latest set of lanes boasting a surge in riders, according to a new Tulane University study. more>>

4-Humanure_thumbLet the Toilet Revolution Begin
The Humanure Power Project was launched by Anoop Jain during his first year at SPHTM and aims to provide sanitation  and electricity to rural India by building community toilets that harness methane gas from human waste to produce electricity for the community via 12-volt batteries. more>>

brown_awards_thumbAlumni Leaders Take a Bow
Six accomplished alumni were honored during the Centennial gala. Ranging from recent graduates to seasoned professionals, the alumni were recognized for their hard work in three main categories: community leader in global health, junior leader in global health, and senior leader in global health. more>>

Olivier_120118_8055Dean’s Message
I’m thrilled to say that the Centennial celebration surpassed our expectations. It was a very special and very entertaining event that will be long remembered here at SPHTM. Even as we honor our longtime alumni, our students and very recent alumni are carrying that torch into the future, demonstrating their leadership in global health in a variety of ways. This issue we take a look at three students who have taken different paths but all are finding concrete ways to contribute to making communities better places to live. I think you’ll see that SPHTM students continue to be active participants in their global health education. more>>

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