At the Tulane University Unified Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 20, the Class of 2023 gathered in Yulman Stadium to celebrate their academic achievements. The ceremony included a football-themed address from President Michael A. Fitts, a keynote address from Tony and Grammy Award winner Leslie Odom, Jr. on the importance of “doing the work,” remarks from Class of 2023 student speakers, the presentation of Commencement honors and more.
Take a look at some eye-catching mortarboards graduates decorated for Commencement on Instagram.
The School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine will host a workshop for those interested in understanding the ways intersectionality can be applied to quantitative methods and mixed methods in health research. The event takes place on Thursday, May 25, from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Tidewater Building, Room 1206. The workshop will be presented by Intersectionality Training Institute, whose mission is to advance health equity and social justice by providing high-quality training in the application of intersectionality to health research, policy and practice. The event is co-sponsored by Tulane Center of Excellence Maternal and Child Health, Mary Amelia Center for Women’s Health Equity Research, the Violence Prevention Institute, and the Center for Youth Equity. View the event Wavesync page for more information and to register.
National Institutes of Health
“While it surely will cost to address health inequities, there are also substantial costs associated with not addressing them. Health inequities is a social justice issue, but it is also an economic issue,” says Thomas LaVeist, dean of the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. LaVeist was commenting on a study he led that revealed that racial and ethnic health disparities cost the U.S. economy $451 billion in 2018.
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Dr. Patrice “Patrick” Delafontaine, executive dean of the School of Medicine and professor of medicine, pharmacology and physiology, has been appointed to the Louisiana Cancer Research Center’s board of directors.
A biography of Elon Musk, authored by Walter Isaacson, Leonard Lauder Professor of American History and Values at the School of Liberal Arts, will be released on Sept. 12. Isaacson shadowed Musk for two years in preparation for the book.
WWL-TV: Great Day Louisiana
Dr. Martha Robinson, assistant professor in neurosurgery at the School of Medicine, discusses how to prevent strokes, signs of strokes and how to respond to them.
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