With funding from the President's Malaria Initiative, USAID supports internal residual spraying to prevent malaria in the high risk region of Oromia.

Tulane CAMRE part of a $30M global project to fight malaria

The Center for Applied Malaria Research and Evaluation (CAMRE) at the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine will be taking a leading role in the U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative: Insights for Malaria’s (PMI INFORM) new five-year $30 million operational research and program evaluation project to help partner countries ensure they are making the most effective and efficient use of resources to fight…

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Research uncovers how provider offices discriminate against patients seeking primary care

New research published in Economics Letters by the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine examines how differences in questions asked and information provided by a physician’s office contributes to inequalities in whether or not an individual is accepted as a new patient.  The research was conducted by Dr. Janna Wisniewski and Dr. Brigham Walker, both research assistant professors in the…

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How has telemedicine impacted healthcare disparities for Medicaid beneficiaries?

A team of researchers at the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine has been awarded a $120,000 from the Commonwealth Fund to conduct a series of studies to determine the impact of the rapid transition to telemedicine in the wake of COVID-19 on Medicaid beneficiaries in Louisiana. By late March 2020, Louisiana’s Governor John Bel Edwards had ordered residents to…

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Mary Amelia Center evolves

The Mary Amelia Center has official rebranded as the Mary Amelia Center for Women’s Health Equity Research. It will retain MAC as a shortened name for the center. The name was developed by, voted on, and vetted by current staff, faculty, and community partners. This new name aligns more closely with the center’s mission to conduct interdisciplinary research that identifies and…

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Tulane SPHTM Alumni Mentoring Program creates meaningful connections

In 2014, Dr. Sue Griffey, mentor emeritus and former member of the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine Alumni Association Board of Directors, launched the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine (SPHTM) Alumni Mentoring Program. The purpose of the program is to match graduate public health students looking for mentorship with experienced SPHTM alumni. In the program, alumni…

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