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 Tulane Empowers

Photo: Role modeling
Tulane School of Architecture hosts a four-day summer camp designed to expose young students to the architectural profession.
 
Care in the line of fire
Trauma expert Dr. Norman McSwain led a course in combat casualty training for doctors and medics from 10 Latin American countries.
 
Students celebrate ideas worth spreading
Presenters at TEDxTU are ready to inspire change with talks that are 18 minutes or less.
 
Little changes, big impact
Laura Murphy, social entrepreneurship professor, discusses the impact of social innovation that she has observed in rural Africa. View the video.
 
Spring Break Volunteers Help Houma Tribe
Students work with United Houma Nation to find “lost” members of the tribe who scattered after the Gulf oil spill and hurricanes.
 
Building Houses Brings Friends Together
Newcomb College alumnae gather in New Orleans for the fifth year to volunteer with Habitat for Humanity.

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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