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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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Where’s Pierre?

It won’t be long now. By the time you read this issue, Pierre’s sabbatical will be winding down as he prepares to return to Tulane at the start of July. As you might expect, Pierre’s been keeping busy during his … Continue reading

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Focus on Depression: Major depressive disorder target of $3.13 million Tulane study

Tulane University has received a five-year $3.13 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to study the causes of major depressive disorder (MDD). “Major depressive disorder is a devastating psychiatric disorder that affects millions of Americans,” says Dr. … Continue reading

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SGA President talks student support

Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine Student Government Association President Sarah Donahue has learned a lot in the past year, and not all of her education has been in the classroom. Through her work with the executive … Continue reading

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Health economics student takes first place in Dairy Data Challenge

Alejandra Leyton, a master’s of public health student in the Department of Global Health Systems and Development, has earned top prize in the Incentive Challenge to Improve Dairy Data, issued by Scientists without Borders in partnership with the Bill & … Continue reading

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SPHTM Expands Efforts in Latin America and the Carribean

Cuba Summer Program Resumes in May Thanks to a successful trip to Cuba in December by a Tulane delegation of faculty and  administrators from public health, science and engineering, and the provost’s office, the  university will expand its existing relationship … Continue reading

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Tulane to provide research training in gene-environment interaction in China

The School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine has been awarded a Fogarty International Research Training Grant worth over one million dollars from the National Institutes of Health. The new research training program aims to build capacity for future genomic, … 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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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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