News Briefs

Kissinger to lead Faculty Affairs and Development; Battle joins as Online MPH Director

Photo of Dr. Patricia KissingerJUST BEFORE PRESS, Dean Thomas LaVeist made two more leadership announcements. First he named Dr. Patricia (Patty) Kissinger as associate dean for faculty affairs and development, effective August 1, 2019. This is a new position for the school and is designed to strengthen and expand faculty affairs at SPHTM.

MS in Clinical Investigation fills need for gap year program

The Department of Epidemiology has revised its Master of Science program in Clinical Investigation (MSCI). The program now requires 36 credits and can be completed in one year.

A big year for Tulane Fogarty Global Health Fellows

Back row, faculty advisors: Dr. Maureen Lichtveld, Dr. John Schieffelin, Dr. Claudia Herrera, Dr. Dawn Wesson, Dr. Richard Oberhelman, and Dr. Jeffrey Wickliffe. Front row, Fogarty Global Health Fellows: Matthew Ward, Lissa Soares, and Monika Dietrich.A record four Tulane affiliates have been named as Fogarty Global Health Fellows for 2019-2020. Fellows participate in collaborative, mentored, global health research training in low- and middle-income countries.

Pincus Family Foundation Partners with Tulane to Launch Violence Prevention Scholarship Program

Kids play on playgroundTHE PINCUS FAMILY FOUNDATION has awarded a $550,000 grant to Tulane University to create a new, interdisciplinary program that will train future leaders in community-focused violence prevention in New Orleans.