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Ted Buchanan

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 Tulane Empowers

High school students to learn the business of music
A partnership between Tulane University and The Trombone Shorty Foundation will expand to teach NOLA high schoolers music business savvy.
 
Match game on campus looks for potential donors
Students are swabbing the cheeks of volunteers, whose tissue data will be entered into the National Bone Marrow Registry.
 
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.
 
Students Work on City’s Health Disparities
Eight graduate students in new class of Albert Schweitzer Fellows will reach out to help needy people in New Orleans.
 
Building Houses Brings Friends Together
Newcomb College alumnae gather in New Orleans for the fifth year to volunteer with Habitat for Humanity.
 
Entrepreneurs Talk About Social Ventures
Make a Difference Week kicks off on campus with a discussion by young social entrepreneurs.

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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