Spotlight on women researchers

February 7, 2012 5:41 AM

Photos by Paula Burch-Celentano

Faculty members and graduate students discussed their work in a variety of disciplines at Women’s Research Day, held on Friday (Feb. 3) in the Kendall Cram Lecture Hall at the Lavin-Bernick Center. The session was sponsored by the Newcomb College Institute and several initiatives within the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine.

Maeve Wallace, a Ph.D. student in public health, discusses her research comparing chronic exposure to stress to birth outcomes among black and white women in New Orleans. Graduate students presented their work during a luncheon poster session.

Lisa Molix, assistant professor of psychology, discusses her research on daily intergroup interaction.

Lori Anderson explains her research project, which evaluated the use of salad bars in New Orleans schools. Anderson, a public health Ph.D. student, was part of a team working on the study.
Andrea Zsombok, assistant professor in physiology, talks about her research project, “Alteration of Brain-Liver Circuitry During Type 1 Diabetes.”

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