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SPHTM Responds to Ebola: The Doctor Susan McLellan, MD, MPH

Infectious disease specialist Susan McLellan, clinical associate professor of tropical medicine, watched the Ebola outbreak unfolding and thought, “I can help with this.” She had been to Kenema in the past and knew the people and the area. “I responded … Continue reading

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Extra: Learn about the Ebola Airport Screener: Wes McDermott

Wes McDermott (EHS MPH ’04) is part of the team the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has deployed to Dulles International Airport in Washington DC to screen travelers who arrive from Ebola-affected countries in West Africa. Dulles is one … Continue reading

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Extra: The Peace Corps Volunteer: Matthew Arnold

“The hardest thing I’ve had to do was tell my friends and family in Liberia that I had to leave, because it wasn’t safe for me to be there,” recalls Matthew Arnold. The Ohio native was in Liberia with the … Continue reading

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Public Health on the Frontlines of an Outbreak: SPHTM responds to Ebola

From parsing out the genetic components of Ebola to participating in the overarching global and policy response, it’s no surprise that Tulane faculty and alumni are part of the response to the outbreak of Ebola virus in West Africa. Their … Continue reading

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