Tag Archives: APHA

Healthography: How where you live affects your health and well-being

This issue of Global Health coincides with the 142nd Annual Meeting and Expo of the American Public Health Association. This year – the year that APHA triumphantly returns to New Orleans – the theme is Healthography. Following, we take a … Continue reading

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Healthography: The Geography of Food and Activity

Where we live shapes daily life, habits, and health – ask anyone in New Orleans who’s tried to walk on broken sidewalks or buy fresh produce in a neighborhood that lacks a full-service grocery store. When Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf … Continue reading

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The Healthography of Disaster

The Gulf Coast is no stranger to disasters, one of the reasons Tulane’s School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine has an excellent disaster management degree program. In 2010 just as the Deepwater Horizon rig began to spill oil, researchers … Continue reading

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APHA is coming to New Orleans!

The annual American Public Health Association Annual Meeting is coming to New Orleans November 15-19 and we hope you will be there! Attending the APHA meeting and exposition is always a good professional move since it connects you with more … Continue reading

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SPHTM Turns 100! The Last 50 Years

1967 The School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine reemerges as a standalone school. Professor Grace Goldsmith is named dean. Although Goldsmith was the first woman to lead a school of public health, she did so quietly, matter of- factly. … Continue reading

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Alumni rewards SPHTM student with complimentary APHA 2011 registration

SANDY ROCK (GHSD MPH ’72)(left) has held a membership in the American Public Health Association (APHA) for 40 years! In honor of his continued membership, APHA rewarded him with complimentary registration for himself and a guest to the 2011 annual … Continue reading

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Undergraduate Students Present at APHA

When Victoria Aucoin and Laura Rudberg signed up for Latha Rajan’s summer course in Malaysia, they didn’t realize that they would be blazing new ground.  While in Malaysia, they conducted research on sexual health education among Burmese refugee adolescents.  Last … Continue reading

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