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Alumni Notes Spring/Summer 2014

HARMONY R. ALLISON, MD (MCH MPH ’97) is an associate professor of medicine at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, Mass., where she lives with her husband and 3-year-old daughter. She fondly remembers her Peace Corps service in Burkina Faso, West Africa, … Continue reading

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Many Roads Lead to the DRC for Tulane Alumni

With roots that go back 20 years and includes a connection to the Kinshasa School of Public Health, Tulane has long and extensive ties with the DRC. This close connection-a network often jokingly referred to as the “Tulane Mafia”-is evident in the number of alumni … 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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Crime and Violence in the Community: Public Health Solutions May Be the Answer

Headlines ring with the assertion that violent crime is epidemic – and researchers at the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine are responding as they apply classic public health approaches to stop the transmission of violence. All this in … Continue reading

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Global Health in action

It’s no secret that SPHTM is a staunch advocate for global health, embracing the premise that global is local and local is also definitely global. Our students are living proof that global health can be practiced down the street or … Continue reading

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Little Changes, Big Impact

Laura Murphy, clinical associate professor of global health systems and development, has been named to the first class of social entrepreneurship professors. The establishment of this program provides a critical mass of faculty support for university-wide, interdisciplinary endeavors in social … Continue reading

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