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Tulane psychiatrist wins national award for research that shows how trauma seeps across generations
The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) has selected Tulane child psychiatry professor Dr. Stacy Drury to receive the 2018 Norbert and Charlotte Rieger Award for Outstanding Scientific Achievement. The award recognizes the most significant paper published in the Journal of...

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Tulane rheumatologist named Doctor of the Year by Scleroderma Foundation - 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. The award recognizes leadership and commitment to the community battling...

Tulane psychiatrist wins national award for research that shows how trauma seeps across generations - August 17, 2018
The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) has selected Tulane child psychiatry professor Dr. Stacy Drury to receive the 2018 Norbert and Charlotte Rieger Award for Outstanding Scientific Achievement. The award recognizes the...

Tulane hosts fifth annual NOLA Bluedoo run - August 16, 2018
Get ready to grab your best blue running or dancing shoes and mark your calendars. Tulane Cancer Center’s fifth annual NOLA Bluedoo — a two-mile race, outdoor party and fundraiser for prostate cancer research— is scheduled for 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept...

Resilience-building can help communities after a disaster - August 14, 2018
A team of community health researchers including individuals from Tulane University recently examined ways to address behavioral health needs after disasters. The resulting study, “Case Study of Resilient Baton Rouge: Applying Depression...

Helping families paint the stress away - August 13, 2018
On Saturday, Aug. 18, the Arts in Medicine program at Tulane Medical Center will host its 2018 PaintFest at Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children. The event takes place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Julie Connelly, Arts in Medicine coordinator,...

From blood pressure to battling erosion - August 10, 2018
Transcript: From blood pressure to battling erosion, Tulane experts covered a wide variety of topics in national news. Here’s the latest Tulane News in Review. Video captured what appeared to be an assassination attempt on Venezuelan president...

White coats signify start of medical career for Tulane Class of 2022 - August 08, 2018
The Tulane University School of Medicine welcomed 191 students at its annual White Coat Ceremony. The event signifies the beginning of a career in medicine, when first-year medical students don their white doctor’s coats for the first time. The...

School of medicine launches hybrid EMT course - August 07, 2018
Tulane University School of Medicine is one of the first in the country to launch a new hybrid emergency medical technician training course that allows future paramedics flexible options to complete part of their coursework online. The course...

Tulane performs region’s first surgery using new robotic technology - August 03, 2018
After falling at church, Evelie Rome knew something was wrong. As the pain got worse over the next days and weeks, she also knew something had to be done.   “Everything in my body hurt,” said the 81-year-old Vacherie, Louisiana, resident. “It burned...

Alumna bikes 4,000+ miles to support cancer research - August 02, 2018
It’s day 60 of Tulane University alumna Emily Baas’ 70-day day bike ride for cancer. Her spirits are high and her mission is clear. “Take it one pedal at a time,” she tells herself. “I am capable of completing this journey.” Baas, who earned a...

MEDIA ADVISORY: 2018 White Coat Ceremony - August 02, 2018
WHO: 191 first-year medical students WHAT: Tulane University School of Medicine White Coat Ceremony WHERE: Hyatt Regency Celestin Room, 601 Loyola Dr., New Orleans WHEN: 2 p.m., Sunday, August 5. Doors open at 1 p.m. MORE: New medical students...

New research center launched to fight health disparities in the Delta - July 30, 2018
Tulane University, University of Mississippi Medical Center and University of Tennessee Health Science Center have formed a new research consortium to fight health disparities in the Mississippi Delta. The Delta Clinical and Translational Science...

What’s in a name? - July 27, 2018
Transcript: TIME features two Tulane experts and two big Tulane grants make national headlines. Here’s a full wrap up in Tulane News in Review.   TIME magazine is publishing a special issue on the American South, which features two prominent...

Healing retreat for teens infused with fun - July 26, 2018
Tulane University welcomed more than a dozen teens with hemophilia for the 2018 Tidal Wave Transition Retreat. The summer camp is designed to teach young men how to manage their bleeding disorders while living a full life, with an emphasis on...

Tulane surgeon to lead new weight-loss center - July 24, 2018
The new Center for Weight Loss and Bariatric Surgery at University Medical Center New Orleans will expand access to potentially lifesaving weight-control surgeries for the city’s residents. A Tulane surgeon is leading the effort. Christopher DuCoin...