The extra pounds people put on during the COVID-19 pandemic also had an impact on the health of pregnant individuals and their babies in Louisiana, according to a new study co-authored by Emily Harville, perinatal epidemiologist at the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine.
Sheccid Rodriguez, a junior majoring in Political Science and Environmental Studies with a minor in Latin American Studies, was awarded the prestigious Jeff Ubben Fellowship by the Posse Foundation. The highly competitive fellowship awards recipients a generous stipend and a summer internship learning from a major industry leader. Read more on the Newcomb-Tulane College website.
A study authored by Chelsea Singleton, assistant professor at the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, has identified a link between food access disparities and discrimination, such as chronic disinvestment in communities of color, limited economic resources and more. Read more on the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine.
Tulane University Campus Programming (TUCP) Direction will welcome Michelle Zauner, the lead vocalist of the alternative pop band Japanese Breakfast and author of the New York Times bestseller Crying in H Mart, to McAlister Auditorium on Wednesday, Sept. 13, from 7 to 9 p.m. Zauner, whose book was on the bestseller list for 60 weeks, will participate in a moderated Q&A. Read more about the program on Wavesync.
Dr. Joshua Denson, director of medical critical care at the School of Medicine, says the new variants of COVID-19 are not affecting patients with underlying chronic health problems as severely as when the virus first emerged.
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