Tag Archives: Pierre Buekens

Dean Buekens Takes Reigns of CUGH

Dean Pierre Buekens was named chair of the Consortium of Universities for Global Health at the organization’s seventh annual meeting held in San Francisco in April. Dr. Buekens will hold the post for two years. “I am honored to lead … Continue reading

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Tulane Receives $6.5 Million Grant to Prevent Congenital Syphilis

Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine has received a $6.5 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to study new methods to prevent mother-to-child-transmission of syphilis in resource-poor countries. “The study will provide a unique … 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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Celebration of the Century

One hundred years in the making, the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine’s Centennial Celebration is now a fond memory. Check out these photos  of the intriguing and entertaining activities enjoyed by alumni, students, faculty, staff, and … 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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Diboll Lab will combat deadly diseases

A new lab at the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine is expected to impact the size and quality of research grants the school will attract. A child dies of malaria about every 30 seconds, according to Ahmed … Continue reading

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SPHTM Turns 100! The Last 50 Years

1967 The School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine reemerges as a standalone school. Professor Grace Goldsmith is named dean. Although Goldsmith was the first woman to lead a school of public health, she did so quietly, matter of- factly. … Continue reading

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