Over the past nine months, students around the world have shifted to online learning to continue their education in the midst of COVID-19. For one subset of students, this shift has been business as usual – students already participating in programs like the Online MPH at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. This program in Community Health…Keep Reading Online MPH capitalizes on personal connection
Since it’s known that viral RNA is shed through feces, even in asymptomatic individuals, the best way to head off COVID-19 outbreaks in New Orleans and elsewhere might just prove to be its waste. Or, as Samendra Sherchan, PhD, assistant professor in the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine’s Department of Environmental Health Sciences puts it: “Poop never lies!”Keep Reading Wastewater surveillance researchers wading through COVID-19 clues
MARKING THE OCCASION: For Dean Thomas LaVeist it was an experience like no other graduation he’s ever been a part of. He recorded the moment on stage with a class selfie including the 250 graduating students! In New Orleans, we don’t like to do anything the typical way, and graduation is no different. We believe commencement exercises should be fun,…Keep Reading FESTIVE CONCLUSION: Graduation 2019
CALLING ALL ALUMNI, but especially alumni from the Department of Health Policy and Management (HPM)! This fall HPM will celebrate fifty fabulous years and their tremendous rise in the U.S. News rankings (from 22nd to 17th) with a very special weekend of homecoming events. The keynote of this special weekend will take place on Friday, November 1st at 1:00 p.m.…Keep Reading Alumni Event: Celebrate Fifty Years and a Rise in the Rankings!
ADNAN AL-MUFTI (MPH IHD ’00) is busy researching use of camel’s milk as an alternative medicinal therapy for use in treating infectious diseases. Dr. Mufti is looking into the immune response from the antibodies provided by camel’s milk. DAVID GAUS (MD/MPHTM ’92) is the subject of a new book called The Long Road from Quito by Tony Hiss. Gaus, called…Keep Reading SPHTM ALUMNI: Beyond the Degree