Tag Archives: Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine

Knowledge, Skills, and Training for the COVID-19 Contact Tracer Workforce

by Vanessa Lamers and Justin Ren Contact tracing is a tried and true public health intervention that stops the spread of disease by tracking down and interviewing “contacts” of people who are infected, and preventing them from infecting others. It has been a pivotal tool in the toolbox of state, tribal, local, and territorial public health for responding to and

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Students Who Rocked Public Health 2019: Cecilia Sara Alcala

by Cecilia Sara Alcala, MPH Last December, Cecilia Sara Alcala, a PhD Candidate at the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, was listed as one of 13 Students Who Rocked Public Health in 2019 for her work assessing pesticide literacy of women in Suriname. Here, she describes her efforts in more detail. Follow along each month as

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Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine Student Hosts Weekly Public Health Radio Show

by David Roston Students of Public Health focuses on research projects and other contributions students are making to advance public health. This series is guest edited by Johanzynn Gatewood, an MPH candidate in Social and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Florida-Gainesville [Full bio]. STUDENT VOICES — When I was typewriting poems on the streets of New York City and

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Eight Students Who Rocked Public Health in 2016

by Johanzynn Gatewood, MPH Candidate Students of Public Health focuses on research projects and other contributions students are making to advance public health. This series is guest edited by Johanzynn Gatewood, an MPH candidate in Social and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Florida-Gainesville [Full bio]. 2016 was a busy year for those in public health. Zika virus, a disease

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