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Travis Porter
Doctoral Student
Department of Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences
Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
1440 Canal Street, Suite 2301
New Orleans, LA 70112
tporter1@tulane.edu


 

Bio:

Travis Porter is a Doctor of Public Health student within the Department of Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences at Tulane's School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. He is also a Fellow of the University of Alabama at Birmingham's Sparkman Center for Global Health and a returned Peace Corps Volunteer. His research background includes a broad range of projects within the biomedical sciences and public health. Travis's recent efforts involved determining correlations between spatial proximity to sources of environmental pollution and adverse birth outcomes. Other work has focused on elucidating genetic factors affecting immunological responses to HIV transmission and infection in African populations. His current interests include exploring the use of geographic information systems (GIS) and other modern information technologies in the newly evolving field of public health informatics. He is particularly interested in the implementation of such systems in improving health system monitoring and evaluation in resource limited settings.


 
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GCHBS, 1440 Canal Street, Suite 2301, New Orleans, LA 70112, 504-988-5391 chs@tulane.edu