Tulane University to Announce Major Donation, Health Center Expansion

July 8, 2009

Keith Brannon
Phone: 504-862-8789

WHAT:     Tulane University has exciting news about a major donation that will allow the university’s School of Medicine to expand its community health initiatives in New Orleans neighborhoods severely damaged by Hurricane Katrina.

WHO:     Officials from Tulane University School of Medicine, the Louisiana Recovery Authority, the city of New Orleans and leaders from a major corporate sponsor with ties to the New Orleans community will make a joint announcement.

WHEN:     10:30 a.m., Friday, July 10

WHERE:    The Collins C. Diboll Gallery, 1440 Canal Street, New Orleans, La. 70112
MORE:     Shortly after Hurricane Katrina, Tulane University established community health programs to deliver high quality primary care to vulnerable populations affected by the storm. These neighborhood-based, patient-centered medical homes serve and heal neighborhoods as they work to recover and grow into stronger, healthier communities.

Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-865-5000