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The Student Government Association’s annual Thought Symposium provided the perfect venue to celebrate SPHTM’s success and its advancement in the US News Public Health Rankings.

http://www.sph.tulane.edu/publichealth/pressroom/rankings-celebration.cfm
The Student Government Association's annual Thought Symposium provided the perfect venue to celebrate SPHTM's success and its advancement in the US News Public Health Rankings. Dean Pierre Buekens kicked off the symposium with a presentation asking “Are We Globalizing Global Health,” attended by ...
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Doctoral candidate Veronica Barcelona de Mendoza successfully defended her dissertation today and happened to be in the right time and place for a photo op with Dean Buekens and TU President Mike Fitts, who was visiting Tidewater today! Congrats Veronica!! 
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Dr. Donald Krogstad, professor of tropical medicine at the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, has been selected by the Bowdoin College Board of Trustees to receive one of two 2015 Common Good Awards. Krogstad is a 1965 alumnus of Bowdoin College, where he graduated magna cum laude with highest honors in biology. As a physician and researcher, he has devoted his life to finding ways to contain and fight malaria.

http://www.sph.tulane.edu/publichealth/pressroom/krogstad-honored.cfm
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Mary Kathryn Poole, a New Orleans native, a TUSPHTM alumna, and a former public health policy research and advocacy manager at Prevention Research Center at Tulane University​ is the new director of Let's Move PIttsburgh. Congratulations Mary Kathryn!

http://www.post-gazette.com/life/food/2015/02/18/Let-s-Move-Pittsburgh-names-new-director/stories/201502180016
Let’s Move Pittsburgh, the Phipps Conservatory-led initiative helping Pittsburghers to make smart food and exercise choices, has a new director. Mary Kathryn Poole, a New Orleans native, started work on Jan. 20 and brings a wide-ranging public health background to the plate. Ms. Poole grew up in New Orleans and received her master’s in public health from Tulane University. Living and working in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina offered a wealth...
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"We can't be complacent," says Daniel Bausch. 

http://www.vox.com/2015/1/23/7878095/ebola-outbreak-end
In the three most-affected countries, overall, the number of new cases is halving every two weeks.
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Jasjit S. Ahluwalia, a nationally recognized researcher in the fields of health disparities and nicotine addiction in minority populations, has been chosen as dean of the Rutgers School of Public Health, effective April, 2015. Ahluwalia is an alumni of our MD/MPH program! Congratulations!

http://news.rutgers.edu/news/rutgers-selects-jasjit-ahluwalia-dean-school-public-health/20150119#.VL63zkfF8fU
Jasjit S. Ahluwalia, a nationally recognized researcher in the fields of health disparities and nicotine addiction in minority populations, has been chosen as dean of the Rutgers School of Public Health, effective April, 2015. Currently, he is a professor of internal medicine and epidemiology at ...
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On March 26 at Tulane University, Heidi Hartmann,
president and founder of the Institute for Women’s Policy
Research, will lecture on the health and economic benefits
of sick and family paid leaves.
http://www.sph.tulane.edu/publiche…/pressroom/paid-leave.cfm
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Movin' on up! Tulane SPHTM has moved up a notch in the US News & World Report Rankings to #12!!! Our MHA program has moved up to the 23rd position! Go SPHTM!!

http://grad-schools.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-graduate-schools/top-health-schools/public-health-rankings?int=9cc908&int=a06908
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Going to a Super Bowl party this weekend? Practice good manners and don't double dip those chips! Charles Stoecker, PhD, assistant professor in the department of global health management and policy 
comments on the occurrence of the Super Bowl during the height of flu season. 

http://time.com/3689414/super-bowl-flu/
Call it Super Bowl fever. In cities that send teams to the big February game, researchers see an 18% spike in flu death in adults…
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A potential victory for public health in New Orleans! 
http://www.theneworleansadvocate.com/news/11401789-123/no-smoking-allowed-city-council
Smoky barrooms and hazy casino floors are set to become history in New Orleans with the City Council’s unanimous passage Thursday of an ban on indoor smoking and
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The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship is accepting applications for 2015-2016 Fellows. Students enrolled in a New Orleans degree-granting graduate program in any field may apply. 

Please visit www.schweitzerfellowship.org/chapters/neworleans/ to learn more. Applications must be submitted online by 5pm on February 1, 2015. 
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Tulane's School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine is the oldest school of public health in the country and the only American school of tropical medicine. The school's mission is to advance public health knowledge, promote health and well-being, and prevent disease, disability, and premature mortality. This is accomplished through education of public health professionals, scientific research of problems, partnerships, and service to the global public health community.

A leader in global health, the school is comprised of six academic departments: biostatistics and bioinformatics, global community health and behavioral sciences, global environmental health sciences, epidemiology, global health systems and development, and tropical medicine. The school has more than 1,200 students and 100 faculty. The students, faculty, and staff represent more than 70 cultures from around the world.