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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...


Oct 17, 2018 - Norine Schmidt

A collaboration between the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and YEP Design Works, led to creation of a website specifically designed for young black men to promote sexual health and STI screening.  

Oct 16, 2018 - Carolyn Scofield

Dr. Paul Whelton, a clinical professor and the Show Chwan Health System Endowed Chair in Global Public Health at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, has been recognized with the American Heart Association 2018 Excellence Award for Hypertension Research. The award is considered one of the most prestigious awards for a researcher in the field of hypertension.

Oct 16, 2018 - Barri Bronston

Tulane researcher wins grant to develop a tool that could lower tumor recurrence in cancer patients.

Oct 05, 2018 - Carolyn Scofield

A new study led by an infectious disease epidemiologist at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine could change the way doctors treat a common sexually transmitted disease.

Oct 02, 2018 - Carolyn Scofield

More than six million people are currently infected with Trypanosoma cruzi, a parasite that causes Chagas disease. Of those infected with the T. cruzi parasite, one million are women of reproductive age.