Tag Archives: International health research

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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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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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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Health Inheritance: From osteoporsis to periodontal disease, researchers look for genetic basis to common illnesses

Researchers at Tulane’s Center for Bioinformatics and Genomics are digging deep to uncover the genetic underpinnings of complex conditions such as osteoporosis, periodontal disease, obesity, and alcoholism. As the research proceeds, the faculty of the center hope not only to … 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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Alumni Notes

MARIA DEL CARMEN ALAMO (CHS MPH’84) owns and operates Salud Consulting, Inc., helping food and nutrition corporations and educational organizations develop strategic initiatives to serve and reach the Hispanic market. Her expertise in food, health, nutrition, and marketing allows her … Continue reading

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Elimination in Sight

Alumnus Mauricio Sauerbrey leads the effort to end River Blindness in the Americas What do you do when you have significantly reduced malaria transmission rates in your home country?  For Mauricio Sauerbrey, you turn your attention toward another illness that … Continue reading

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Centennial Schedule

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2012 9:00am – 4:00pm      Registration 10:30am – 11:30am   Department Open Houses 11:30am – 1:00pm      Networking Lunch: Present Opportunities and Future Innovations 1:00pm – 2:30pm       Student Poster Presentations 2:00pm – 3:00pm      Student Seminar: Building a Career in Public … Continue reading

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Fulbright Award Will Take Brad Hawkins to Suriname

Brad Hawkins, a doctoral candidate in Global Environmental Health Sciences, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to lecture at the University of Suriname’s public health program during the 2012-2013 academic year. Tulane’s School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine … Continue reading

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