Oh death, where is your sting? NK, your loss was untimely, inexplicable, unfathomable, and beyond all of us, mortals. We are all still speechless and numbed on hearing of your sudden demise. You epitomized altruism, selflessness, dedication, hard work, a bright light for a positive change, and a beacon of hope and success. Your tenacity, resilience, and tirelessness were inspiration…Keep Reading Remembrance from Lekan Ogunsakin
I met Nkechi “NK” Mbaebie in my role as Director of the Office of International Students and Scholars when she applied to be on the International Student Advisory Board. When she walked into my office to be interviewed, I was immediately struck by her presence and stature. Not only was she physically powerful (standing at 6’2″), but she had great…Keep Reading Remembrance from Kristy Magner
I am still in shock after hearing this sad and devastating news. My sadness runs very deep. I remember the first time I met you, a caring and loving person. You had a smile every time I saw you. Always full of enthusiasm and inspiring to be larger than life. An ardent patriot, who always inspired others by your example…Keep Reading Thoughts about NK from Deming Pavilion
FRIENDS AND FAMILY mourn the sudden loss of Nkechi “NK” Mbaebie, a 2015 graduate with an MPH in Epidemiology, who passed away on April 3, 2019, in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Nkechi was a native of Nigeria, where she earned a medical degree from Enugu State University before coming to the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. She distinguished…Keep Reading IN MEMORIAM: Dr. Nkechi Chiugo Mbaebie
PUBLIC HEALTH IS PART OF TULANE’S DNA. In 1834 the university was founded as the Medical College of Louisiana in response to public health threats plaguing New Orleans, like yellow fever, small pox, and cholera. In 1912 the School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine was the very first school of its kind in the United States. In myriad ways, public…Keep Reading Tulane Undergraduate Public Health: 10 years and going strong!