November 14, 2012 1:00 PM
Dibya Datta, left, a graduate student in the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, presents a poster during the school's centennial celebration, which took place Nov. 9-10. In celebrating its 100th anniversary, the school conducted a variety of events and programs. In the poster presentation program, graduate and undergraduate students were invited to display information about and discuss current research they are involved in.
Pictured from left: Pierre Buekens, dean of the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine; Global Environmental Health Sciences doctoral students Beverly Marretta and Meredith Beers; Maureen Lichtveld, professor of global environmental health sciences; Sonia Miller and Jim Miller, a member of the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine's Dean's Board of Advisors. The two students are the first recipients of the Jim and Sonia Miller Scholarship, which was endowed by the Millers with a matching gift from the Freeport McMoRan Foundation.
Nanci Zhang, public health student and Student Government Association secretary, peruses the buffet at a networking lunch designed to bring together students, alumni and community members to talk about opportunities and innovations in the job market. To Zhang's right is Qian Shi, a first-year doctoral student.
Joel Lamstein, founder and president of John Snow Inc., presents a seminar, “Building a Career in Public Health: What Qualities and Skills Employers Seek.” John Snow is an international public health consulting firm.
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