Tag Archives: global health

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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Faculty & Staff Photo Competition 2014

We received lots of wonderful, high-quality photo entries, showing Tulane’s global public health in action. Unfortunately, we could only pick three top photos and the judging was intense. When the dust cleared, three photos stood out. Click on the images … Continue reading

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Student Photo Competition 2014

We received lots of wonderful, high-quality photo entries, showing Tulane’s global public health in action. Unfortunately, we could only pick three top photos and the judging was intense. When the dust cleared, three photos stood out. Click on the images … 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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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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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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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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Focus on Depression: Feeling depressed may weigh on women

A Tulane University study of women working in Greater New Orleans area public schools found that symptoms of depression were linked to behaviors that can lead to overweight and obesity. “This study adds to growing evidence of the link between … Continue reading

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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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Alumnus named CEO of New Orleans East Hospital

The view from his office window of the hospital construction site serves as a daily reminder of the work that lies ahead. For Mario Garner, a Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine alumnus and the new CEO of … Continue reading

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