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Aug 30, 2016
Barri Bronston - Tulane News
Six New Orleans public schools have been selected to participate in a Tulane University study to determine the best ways to meet the needs of trauma-exposed students. The study will be led by by Stacy Overstreet and Courtney Baker, both in the Psychology Department at Tulane.
#Child Maltreatment #Mental Health Psychological
Aug 12, 2016
Stas Zgonik - Mladina 32
One of the most common counter-arguments still remains, if my parents hit me but nothing is wrong with me. But as the American researcher, Cathy Taylor of Tulane University in New Orleans, points out about the effects of corporal punishment, children whose parents practice physical punishment can develop normal adult personalities, "not because they were physically punished by their parents, but even though they were physically punished by their parents."
#Child Maltreatment #Prevention Intervention
Jun 30, 2016
Faith Dawson - Tulane News
A book from the 1950s helped form Douglas Wiebe’s study of gun violence. Wiebe, associate professor of biostatistics and epidemiology at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine, presented the study as part of the Jane Wilson Smith Lectureship Series at the Tulane University School of Public Health and was co-sponsored by the Mary Amelia Douglas-Whited Community Women's Health Education Center (MAC). Wiebe is working with MAC on a similar local project, too, said director Katherine Theall.
#Community Violence #Gun Violence #Epidemiology
Jun 23, 2016
Think Tank Podcast
Should a Baton Rouge mother who says she whipped her kids with an electrical cord for breaking into a home, go to jail? The DA says he is considering his options, but knows he would have got his butt whipped by his parents if he ever committed a crime as a child. This hour's guest: Catherine A. Taylor - Associate Professor of Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences, Tulane University School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine
#Child Maltreatment #Prevention Intervention
Jun 16, 2016
Rebecca Catalanello - The Times-Picayune
Children who are exposed to family violence and instability experience critical DNA changes that could hasten mental and physical illness. That's according to a new study of 80 New Orleans area children published Monday in Pediatrics, the medical journal of the American Association of Pediatrics. Dr. Stacy Drury, director of the Behavioral and Neurodevelopmental Genetics Laboratory at Tulane University, led the research as part of ongoing work with Dr. Katherine Theall, a social epidemiologist at Tulane's School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine.
#Child Maltreatment #Biological Medical #Mental Health Psychological