September 15, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has deeply impacted all of higher education. Perhaps at no other time in our nation’s history have institutions of higher learning faced such financial challenges. Income at many universities and colleges has been substantially reduced at a moment when financial needs have also exploded. Schools must now fund greater health protections for their community, increase financial aid for struggling families and cover for decreased government support.
September 11, 2020
Nakhle Saba, MD, associate professor of clinical medicine, is principal investigator on a trial to treat severe COVID-19 in hospitalized cancer patients.
September 10, 2020
Tulane’s recently launched COVID-19 Dashboard received an “A” rating from the Twitter account We Rate COVID Dashboards (@CovidDashboards).
September 08, 2020
On Sept. 4, President Michael A. Fitts, Provost Robin Forman and Chief Operating Officer Patrick Norton sent a university-wide email to announce that Tulane had launched a new COVID-19 Dashboard and elevated its Action Alert level from Yellow to Orange.
September 01, 2020
Tulane University is planning to launch a new COVID-19 testing program to help the city’s public schools reopen for in-person learning this fall.
August 28, 2020
The AAMC (Association of American Medical Colleges) has awarded Tulane University medical student Russell Ledet, PhD, a Herbert W. Nickens Medical Student Scholarship for his leadership in working to eliminate inequities in medical education and health care.
August 27, 2020
Researchers with the Tulane University School of Social Work are conducting a survey to determine the extent of compassion fatigue among doctors, nurses and other front-line workers responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.
August 25, 2020
Patients hospitalized with COVID-19 who had a combination of high blood pressure, obesity and diabetes were over three times more likely to die from the disease, according to a new Tulane University study.
August 19, 2020
Wednesday, Aug. 19, marked the first day of in-person classes on the uptown campus for the fall 2020 semester with social distancing, face coverings and various other COVID-19 protocols in place.
August 17, 2020
At Tulane School of Medicine, the majority of faculty members, staff, residents and researchers, as well as some medical students, never left campus through the early days of the COVID-19 shutdown, following an evolving set of guidelines on safe practices to prevent the spread of the disease.
August 13, 2020
Students and faculty will return to classrooms with upgraded technology to increase the capacity for both remote and in-person educational experiences.
August 12, 2020
The BRACE program (Business Resilience and Community Education) was created in May 2020 by Tulane University School of Medicine students and their faculty adviser, Dr. Jonathan Gugel, as an educational program for businesses reopening during the pandemic.