Tag Archives: international health

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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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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Medical anthropologist chosen for new chair in in Latin America

Arachu Castro, who has earned international recognition for her research into infectious diseases and women’s health in Latin America and the Caribbean, has been invested into the Samuel Z. Stone Chair of Public Health in Latin America at the School … Continue reading

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Let the Toilet Revolution Begin

Never underestimate a Tulane public health student. Although students carry a full load of classes coupled with practica and research opportunities, many can’t wait until graduation to make a difference in the world. Such is the case with the students … Continue reading

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Tulane and Iraqi university to partner

The Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine has signed a memorandum of understanding with Wasit University in Iraq that will lead to the development of a public health school within the Iraqi institution. The memorandum was signed … Continue reading

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Personal Reflections: Cien Keilty-Lucas

Over a year ago, I made my way to Africa for the first time. I came to Ethiopia as a contractor for a 15-week volunteer experience to manage the construction of a school in the rural Oromia village of Ekodaga. … Continue reading

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Undergraduate Students Present at APHA

When Victoria Aucoin and Laura Rudberg signed up for Latha Rajan’s summer course in Malaysia, they didn’t realize that they would be blazing new ground.  While in Malaysia, they conducted research on sexual health education among Burmese refugee adolescents.  Last … Continue reading

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MPH Student Creates Global Exchange for High School Students

This summer, Caitlin Canfield will combine her love of travel with her commitment to service when she takes a group of Sojourner Truth Academy students on a service-learning trip to Panama.  Canfield is a master’s student in international health and … Continue reading

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Alumnus Reaches HIV+ Cameroon and Rwanda Youth

Andrew Koleros was assigned as an HIV/AIDS Technical Advisor for CARE International as part of his Masters International Peace Corps service in Maroua, Cameroon, when he was approached by a few HIV-positive youth in February 2005. “They were interested in … Continue reading

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