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Leah Sarris
Growing conference shows healthy appetite for culinary medicine
The Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine at Tulane University hosted 240 doctors, nurses, pharmacists, registered dietitians, chefs, nutrition specialists and more at the 5th annual Health Meets Food conference last week in downtown New Orleans. Attendance doubled compared to last year for the...


May 17, 2018 - Carolyn Scofield

Dr. Paul Friedlander, chairman of the Department of Otolaryngology at Tulane University School of Medicine and a team of Tulane-based researchers are leading a call for ear, nose and throat doctors to support a preventative strategy — HPV vaccination. Their opinion is published in JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery. 

May 15, 2018 - Carolyn Scofield

To help doctors provide more individualized and effective treatments for diabetes patients, researchers at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, along with the School of Medicine, have developed BRAVO, a new risk engine, or series of equations, that can predict diabetes complications and mortality. BRAVO stands for building, relating, assessing and validating outcomes.

May 08, 2018 - Emily Szklarski

NOLA Leadership Education & Action on health Disparities (NOLA LEADs), a two-year citizen-training project coordinated by the Tulane Prevention Research Center, equips local health leaders with the right tools and skills.

May 08, 2018 - Melanie Cross

William “Rusty” Robinson, MD, head of the Section of Gynecologic Oncology at Tulane University School of Medicine, received a $65,000 grant from the Louisiana Cancer Research Center to implement a smoking-cessation program for cancer patients.

May 07, 2018 - Barri Bronston

Netscape co-founder James H. Clark, Saints hero and ALS activist Steve Gleason, Grammy-winning singer Irma Thomas and Dr. Paul E. Farmer, who has dedicated his life to improving health care for the world’s poorest populations, will receive honorary degrees at Tulane University’s 2018 Commencement.