welcome from the dean

Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine is committed to advancing public health through learning, research, and practice. Our school is proud of its internationally respected faculty, its dedicated students, and its resolve to improve health worldwide.

Our school challenges students to explore the interrelation of local and global health issues. Studying vector-borne diseases such as malaria and its effect in Africa quickly rolls into work on West Nile virus in the United States. From grassroots initiatives to international collaborations, our faculty and students are committed to improving public health worldwide.

Our school offers a collegial and stimulating environment and unparalleled opportunities to work alongside public health leaders. Students and faculty engage in hands-on training and research. At Tulane, we're globally committed to public health -- from our front door to yours.

Best wishes,
Pierre Buekens, MD, PhD
W. H. Watkins Professor and Dean

Pierre Buekens



Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine is composed of six academic departments including:

The school has more than 1,400 students and 100 faculty from more than 60 countries.

The school enjoys reciprocal relationships with other Tulane schools, research centers, and institutes including:


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