Tag Archives: Tulane University School of Public Health

South African Health Videos Improve Health Data Collection

Dr. Valerie Yeager, assistant professor of Global Health Management and Policy at the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, has completed three “edutainment” videos that are being used in eLearning in the South African healthcare environment. These … Continue reading

Posted in Spring/Summer 2016 | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Career Coach: A new mentoring program helps students and alumni connect on career planning.

DR. SUE GRIFFEY (IHD MPH ’83, DrPH ’93) has been mentoring SPHTM students informally for years. She would field calls from faculty members like former Assistant Professor Penny Jessop (MCH MPH ’78) who would ask her to talk to individual … Continue reading

Posted in Spring/Summer 2016 | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Tulane University Approved for $2.25 Million to Participate in New Diabetes Research Initiative

Tulane University will lead a $2.25 million effort to improve care coordination in diabetes management, which remains a major public health concern in the United States, especially in Louisiana which reports higher rates of illness and death from diabetes and … Continue reading

Posted in Spring/Summer 2016 | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Tulane receives $7.2 million to continue family planning work in Democratic Republic of Congo

Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine has received $7.2 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the David and Lucile Packard Foundation for family planning research and programming in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). … Continue reading

Posted in Spring/Summer 2016 | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

IN MEMORIAM: Dr. Neal A. Vanselow

A personal remembrance by Dr. Jane Bertrand, the Neal A. and Mary Vanselow Endowed Chair THE TULANE COMMUNITY was saddened to learn that Dr. Neal A. Vanselow passed away on April 5, 2016. I had the privilege of visiting his … Continue reading

Posted in Spring/Summer 2016 | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

IN MEMORIAM: Professor Emeritus Antonio D’Alessandro

PROFESSOR EMERITUS ANTONIO D’ALESSANDRO, a treasured, long-time faculty member, passed away on February 28, 2016. He was 89. In 1956, soon after completing his medical training in Buenos Aires, D’Alessandro entered Tulane’s MPH&TM program. The following year he became a doctoral student in parasitology … Continue reading

Posted in Spring/Summer 2016 | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

IN MEMORIAM: Professor Emeritus Antonio D’Alessandro (cont.)

Antonio D’Alessandro was one of those amazing role models that you always remember, and who have a major impact on your life. I worked with him as a faculty colleague from 1990 when I started as an assistant professor in … Continue reading

Posted in Spring/Summer 2016 | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Healthography: The Geography of Food and Activity

Where we live shapes daily life, habits, and health – ask anyone in New Orleans who’s tried to walk on broken sidewalks or buy fresh produce in a neighborhood that lacks a full-service grocery store. When Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf … Continue reading

Posted in Fall/Winter 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Healthography: Early stress can impact long-term health

What happems to and around children in the earliest years of their life may set the trajectory for their long-term health and wellbeing, argues Dr. Katherine Theall, director of the Mary Amelia Douglas-Whited Community Women’s Health Education Center. Theall, associate … Continue reading

Posted in Fall/Winter 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Anoop Jain is a Global Citizen

Anoop Jain, a 2013 alumnus of the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, has won the 2014 Waislitz Global Citizen Award. Mr. Jain is the co-founder of Humanure Power which builds public toilet facilities in rural communities in … Continue reading

Posted in Fall/Winter 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment