Report of the President – January 2012

A Determined Group, Tulane University New Orleans Louisiana

A Determined Group
A Determined Group
  • VIDEO: Water, law and the future
    Many have called water the "new oil." The Tulane Institute on Water Resources Law and Policy helps frame policies for managing waterways.
  • VIDEO: Lifesaving cure makes history
    Tulane doctors make medical history by using a bone marrow transplant to successfully treat a young person with a rare combination of sickle cell anemia and lupus.
  • VIDEO: A lifetime of health
    The Bogalusa Heart Study has tracked the cardiovascular health of the town's residents for nearly 40 years.
  • Care in the line of fire
    Combat situations require basic skills for treating trauma – as well as skills to keep yourself and the patient out of harm’s way.
  • Aboard the Africa Mercy
    The world’s largest charity hospital ship serves those who are among the continent’s poorest.
  • Sister Citizen
    Political scientist Melissa Harris-Perry explores the relationship between African American women and the stereotypes that distort their self-image.
  • Physicist is out of 'cite'
    Physics professor John Perdew was elected a member of the National Academy of Sciences.
(L to R) Dr. Karen DeSalvo, School of Medicine vice dean for community affairs and health policy; James Carville, professor of practice in political science; Rick Aubry, assistant provost for civic engagement and social entrepreneurship; Melissa Harris-Perry, political science professor; Charles Figley, professor of social work and director of the Tulane Traumatology Institute.
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©2012 Office of Tulane University President Scott Cowen