October 16, 2018
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.
October 05, 2018
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.
October 02, 2018
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.
September 25, 2018
Nakhle Saba, MD, an assistant professor of clinical medicine in the Tulane University School of Medicine, recently received a one-year, $30,000 Ladies Leukemia League grant to study the role of a protein in the most common form of leukemia in children.
September 20, 2018
On Wednesday, Sept. 26, the Program in Medical Ethics and Human Values of Tulane School of Medicine will host professor, writer and bioethicist Arthur L. Caplan of New York University School of Medicine in a lecture titled “The Ethics of Compassion: Requests for Unapproved Drugs and the Right to Try.” The lecture is free and open to the public.
September 19, 2018
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.
September 11, 2018
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.
September 04, 2018
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.
August 29, 2018
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.
August 24, 2018
Renowned prostate cancer specialist Dr. Oliver Sartor will provide a seminar on the latest advancements in prostate cancer treatment on Thursday, Sept. 6.
August 21, 2018
Dr. Lesley Ann Saketkoo, an associate professor of clinical medicine at Tulane University School of Medicine, has been named Doctor of the Year by the Scleroderma Foundation.