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
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
THE 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. The Pincus Family Foundation Violence Prevention Scholarship at Tulane University will bring faculty from the Tulane Violence Prevention Institute (VPI) and its network of community partners together to launch a…Keep Reading Pincus Family Foundation Partners with Tulane to Launch Violence Prevention Scholarship Program
JUST 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. Kissinger earned her BS in nursing from Marquette University and both…Keep Reading Kissinger to lead Faculty Affairs and Development; Battle joins as Online MPH Director
STARTING THIS FALL, EARLY- TO MID-CAREER PROFESSIONALS can go online to get the same high-quality, skills-based public health degree that the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine offers on campus. The program follows the competencies for the Master’s of Public Health degree in community health sciences, but is a school-wide degree, rather than department-based. The program is…Keep Reading The Tulane MPH – Now Online!