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Leading exercise classes in New Orleans City Park, running marathons and coaching a girls’ running club are just a few of the healthy habits Lori Andersen used to relieve stress during her studies at SPHTM.

http://www.sph.tulane.edu/publichealth/pressroom/fit-to-serve.cfm
Lori Andersen, center, who received a doctoral degree from. Tulane University on May 16, embodies health and fitness herself. Here, she leads a fitness boot camp in New Orleans City Park. (Photo by Ryan Rivet). Leading exercise classes in New Orleans City Park, running marathons and coaching a ...
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Congratulations to the 2015 Delta Omega Eta Chapter nominees for induction!

http://www.sph.tulane.edu/publichealth/pressroom/2015-do-nominees-dinner.cfm
Delta Omega Eta Chapter Honors 2015 Nominees for Induction. Thirty-three graduates of the class of 2015 have been nominated for induction to the School or Public Health and Tropical Medicine's Eta Chapter of the national Delta Omega Honorary Society. They were honored at a dinner Monday evening, ...
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Fascinating New York Times story about post-Ebola syndrome. With commentary from Dr. Daniel Bausch.
Dr. Ian Crozier, who survived an Ebola infection last fall, calls himself a poster child for “post-Ebola syndrome,” which is also being reported in West Africa.
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GHSD professor Mark VanLandingham on the tenacity of New Orleans Vietnamese population post-Hurricane Katrina. VanLandingham has a forthcoming book on this subject. Look for it in fall 2015!

http://www.nola.com/environment/index.ssf/2015/04/fall_of_saigon_anniversary.html#incart_m-rpt-2
The city seemed like heaven to a woman who'd barely escaped Vietnam. Dam Nguyen brought nothing but her family.
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Congratulations are in order for associate professor Faye Grimsley! Dr. L. Faye Grimsley, associate professor in the Department of Global Environmental Health Sciences at the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, is one of 12 new Fellows to the American Industrial Hygiene Association.

http://www.sph.tulane.edu/publichealth/pressroom/grimsley-aiha-fellow.cfm
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Dr. Roy Rando, professor of global environmental health sciences at the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, will receive the first Impact Award from the American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH).


http://www.sph.tulane.ed/pressroom/rando-impact-award.cfm
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BSPH Graduate and Posse Scholar earns top service award

Graduating senior Emily Cardinas is the first Tulane University student to earn both the Posse Scholarship and the Jim Runsdorf Excellence in Public Service Award, the university’s top service award.

http://www.sph.tulane.edu/publichealth/pressroom/posse-scholar.cfm
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Ashley Collinsworth, a doctoral student in the Department of Global Health Systems and Development at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, was named a 2015 SAS Student Ambassador for her work on the use of electronic health records for health services research. 

http://www.sph.tulane.edu/publichealth/pressroom/sas-student-ambassador.cfm
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We're proud to call her an alumna! Karen DeSalvo, public health champion!

http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/2015/04/meet-federal-governments-health-care-it-champion-karen-desalvo/110908/
The internal medicine specialist took office a little over a year ago -- 10 years after President George W. Bush\'s administration created the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology.
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Lee P. Gary Jr., an SPHTM alumnus and adjunct assistant professor in the Payson Center for International Development at Tulane University, has one of the most critical jobs in the ongoing Ebola crisis in West Africa.

http://www.sph.tulane.edu/publichealth/pressroom/center-ebola-outbreak.cfm
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SPHTM's distance learning public health programs have been ranked #1 by publichealth.org. Congratulations!
http://www.publichealth.org/degree/masters/
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Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine’s Eta Chapter of the Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health held its annual poster contest Friday, April 10. The poster contest promotes academic research among public health graduate students and offers them a chance to discuss their work with an audience of public health peers.

http://www.sph.tulane.edu/publichealth/pressroom/delta-omega-poster-contest.cfm
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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.