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Ted Buchanan

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 Tulane Empowers

Students help make birth safer
Tulane students collaborate with Birthing Project USA to reduce the number of mothers who die in childbirth and babies who die in the first year of life.
 
Scholarship recipients say ‘thank you’
More than 100 students turn out for the annual scholarship luncheon, to participate in a letter-writing event to donors.
 
Med students organize council to improve care
With four student-run community health clinics in operation, Tulane medical students organize an Interclinic Council to share resources.
 
Walking club steps up for health
The Soul Steppers of the Ninth Ward find exercise is the key to longevity and better health. View the video.
 
Water: The defining resource for the future
Developing strategies for managing waterways is the work of the Tulane Institute on Water Resources Law and Policy. View the video.
 
Judge pledges $2 million for law school fund
The Wiener family establishes first endowed fund for legal excellence with a $2 million pledge.

Together, physicians can solve chronic diseases

Dr. Paul K. Whelton was invested in the new Show Chwan Health System Chair in Global Public Health at the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. 

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Dr. Paul K. Whelton, right, is invested as the new chair of global public health at Tulane, thanks to Dr. Min-Ho Huang, founder and president of the Show Chwan Health System in Taiwan. (Photo by Tracie Morris Schaefer)

 

December 7, 2012

Matt Roberts
mrobert1@tulane.edu

Dr. Paul K. Whelton has a one-word recommendation for physicians treating patients with multiple chronic illnesses: collaboration. When leaders in multiple fields and institutions work together, patients’ lives improve and healthcare costs decrease, says Whelton, who was invested in the new Show Chwan Health System Chair in Global Public Health at the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. More...

 

 

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