NIH awards $10.4 million grant to Tulane Center for Aging
The National Institutes of Health awarded a grant to Tulane's Center for Aging to develop the careers of promising scientists, including two from the School of Medicine. Read More >>
Professor gives gift in pharmacology
Looking back on her career with the School of Medicine caused Dr. Barbara Beckman, associate dean of admissions, to consider how she wanted to give back. Read More >>
Groupon campaign serves patients
Flu season is right around the corner, and the Ruth U. Fertel/Tulane Community Health Center and Brinton Family Health and Healing Center is partnering with Groupon Grassroots to offer flu shots to uninsured and underserved patients. Read More >>
Tulane medical pioneer honored
In 1986, the worldwide medical community felt a distinct loss at the passing of Tulane alumnus and former chair of the Department of Medicine, Dr. George Burch. His remarkable story is told by his daughter Vivian Burch Martin in "The Celestial Society: A Life in Medicine." Read More >>
Class of 2016 dons white coats
The 192 members of the School of Medicine Class of 2016 received their first doctor's white coats on August 5.
The members of this class hail from 101 schools and colleges. Twenty-two of the students received undergraduate degrees from Tulane, and three come from LSU. Thirty-three states and three countries are represented in this class. California and Louisiana contributed the most students, with 30 from California and 24 from Louisiana.
Dr. Ernest Sneed Jr., right, assistant dean of student affairs, helps a student into his white coat after receiving a congratulatory handshake from Dr. Benjamin Sachs, left, dean of the medical school.
Students have healthy appetite for new culinary medicine program
If surging interest is any indicator, there's about to be a smorgasbord of Tulane resources helping the community make healthier food choices, says Dr. Timothy Harlan, executive director of the school's newly launched Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine. Read More >>
Chef Leah Sarris, right, instructs a medical student on plating techniques.