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The Healthography of Disaster

The Gulf Coast is no stranger to disasters, one of the reasons Tulane’s School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine has an excellent disaster management degree program. In 2010 just as the Deepwater Horizon rig began to spill oil, researchers … Continue reading

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Summer better than others: Emerging Scholars Rise From the Oil Spill

EMERGING SCHOLARS RISE FROM THE OIL SPILL Nine local high school students became environmental health scientists for the summer at Tulane University in an innovative program funded by the Gulf Region Health Outreach Program, part of BP’s settlement of class … 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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Gulf Region grant leads to program for high school students and teachers

Last spring, Maureen Lichtveld, Freeport McMoRan Chair of Environmental Policy at Tulane, was awarded the $15 million Environmental Health Capacity and Literacy Project, a five-year grant included in the Gulf Region Health Outreach Program funded through BP’s settlement of class … 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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Does an Oil Spill Put Women’s Health in Peril?

Maureen Lichtveld, Freeport McMoRan chair of Environmental Policy, is leading a five-year study to explore the potential health impacts of the Deepwater Horizon disaster on pregnant women and women of reproductive age living in Louisiana’s coastal parishes. The National Institute … Continue reading

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