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New gynecologic oncologist aims to reduce cervical cancer rates in NOLA
January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month and Gynecologic Oncologist Jessica Shank, MD, is on a mission to raise awareness that this cancer is preventable. "In New Orleans, cervical cancer rates are more than double that of the rest of the country," said Shank. "This is a cancer that can be...


Dec 04, 2018 - Barri Bronston

Tulane mathematics professor Lisa Fauci has been elected as a fellow of the American Physical Society.

Dec 03, 2018 - Carolyn Scofield

Dr. Keith C. Ferdinand, a distinguished cardiologist at Tulane University School of Medicine, has been appointed to the Gerald S. Berenson Endowed Chair in Preventive Cardiology.

Nov 30, 2018 - Video by Carolyn Scofield

Several national media outlets reached out to our Tulane faculty for their expertise this week. See what they had to say in the latest Tulane News in Review video.

Nov 20, 2018 - Roger Dunaway

There are 5.7 million people living with Alzheimer’s disease, according to, and the dreaded disease has caused more deaths than both breast and prostate cancer combined. Finding a cure is paramount.   

Nov 16, 2018 - Keith Brannon

A new consortium backed by Tulane University, the University of Mississippi Medical Center and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has awarded collaborative research grants to two teams of investigators fighting health disparities in the Mississippi Delta.