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Tornado damage in New Orleans East
Tulane medical students help with tornado recovery
A group of Tulane medical students spent their weekend helping homeowners in New Orleans East clean up following last week’s destructive tornado. The first-year School of Medicine students shoveled, raked and hauled hundreds of pounds of debris to the curb for collection. The tornado was the first...

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Aug 31, 2016 - Carolyn Scofield

Staff from the Cowen Institute for Public Education Initiatives at Tulane University along with students and volunteers partnered with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Baton Rouge to clean out a flooded home in East Baton Rouge Parish.

Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans 11 years ago, but the storm’s legacy may have a silver lining: reduced levels of lead in soil across the city. Continuing research he started back in 1991, Tulane University School of Medicine professor Howard Mielke and his team collected thousands of samples for an updated survey of soil lead levels for the entire city. Their findings have been published in the journal Environmental International.

Aug 12, 2016 - Carolyn Scofield

More than 80 Tulane University police officers received hands-on experience during “Stop the Bleed” training.

Aug 03, 2016 - Carolyn Scofield

The White Coat Ceremony marks the start of their induction into the medical profession.

Jul 27, 2016 - Carolyn Scofield

Prospective Picassos and Warhol wannabes put their artistic skills to work during PaintFest America, a national initiative to bring more art into hospitals around the country