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Arthur Caplan
Hope for the dying
Experimental drugs might offer a terminally ill patient another chance to live, or live longer. But outside of clinical trials, such drugs are hard to acquire and surrounded by murky legal and ethical issues of patient access and priority and company liability. On Wednesday, Sept. 26, at noon,...


Sep 19, 2018 - Barri Bronston

As Puerto Rico marks the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Maria this week, officials from Tulane University’s Disaster Resilience Leadership Academy (DRLA) are on the island discussing the state of mental health post disaster.

Sep 13, 2018 - Barri Bronston

After receiving her doctorate from the Tulane School of Social Work, Danielle Wright made it her mission to help vulnerable children in New Orleans.

Sep 11, 2018 - Faith Dawson

The Palliative Medicine Program celebrated its first year of operation at University Medical Center New Orleans with a pair of anniversaries. On Aug. 1, 2018, the outpatient clinic marked its first anniversary; the inpatient clinic marked its first anniversary on Sept. 1, 2018. Together, the clinics have had more than 1,500 patient encounters.

Sep 04, 2018 - Naomi King Englar

Robert Palestina, a 2018 graduate of the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, took over as executive director of The Cookbook Project, a New Orleans-based organization.

Aug 29, 2018 - Mary Cross

The Department of State and Defense Threat Reduction welcomed Angela Birnbaum, director of the Tulane Office of Biosafety, to its summer tour in Zanzibar and Dubai.