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SPHTM Turns 100! The Emerging Years (Pre-1912)

New Orleans, in general, and Tulane specifically were both natural choices for the first school of hygiene and tropical medicine. For starters, in 1912 New Orleans was a major international port and was no stranger to tropical diseases like yellow … Continue reading

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Don’t Give Me Fever!

Alumna Emily S. Jentes, who earned her doctorate in tropical medicine in 2008, is the lead author of a paper in Lancet Infectious Diseases that describes the effort to revise the global yellow fever risk map. The informal WHO working … Continue reading

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