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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.
 
Tulane opens flagship community health center
The Ruth U. Fertel/Tulane Community Health Center and Brinton Family Health & Healing Center is dedicated. View the video.
 
The Insider: Generosity reigns in toy drive
The Tulane Staff Advisory Council ups the ante in its annual toy drive for CASA.
 
Social work students see advocacy in action
Led by faculty, students observe the Occupy Wall Street organizational structure in Washington, D.C.
 
Creating a Community Hub for Social Innovators
Tulane can play a leading role in developing ideas for community engagement, says social innovation guru Rick Aubry.
 
Big Lessons in Small Town Medicine
Medical student works with rural clinic in New Roads, La., and leads an effort to combat childhood obesity.

$18.7 million funds oil spill-related health work

The Environmental Health Capacity and Literacy Project is a $15 million, five-year Tulane program included in the Gulf Region Health Outreach Program. 

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This satellite photo of the Gulf Coast, taken in 2010, shows coastal impact of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. (Photo from NASA)

 

May 25, 2012

Keith Brannon
kbrannon@tulane.edu

The Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine has received $18.7 million for two major environmental health projects designed to help Gulf Coast residents affected by the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
 

The Environmental Health Capacity and Literacy Project is a $15 million, five-year Tulane program included in the Gulf Region Health Outreach Program funded through BP’s settlement of class action medical claims. More...

 

 

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