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Jan 23, 2019
Kila Moore - Tulane Hullabaloo
On Tuesday, Jan. 22, USG unanimously passed a resolution to submit a comment on behalf of the organization to the U.S. Department of Education on the proposed Title IX regulations. The comment, according to the resolution, would allow USG to voice its concerns about the new regulations’ affect on Tulane students as well as students at other universities.
#Sexual Violence #Law Policy #Societal Structural
Jan 18, 2019
Alicia Jasmin - Tulane News
Tulane News provides an in-depth look at recent Tulane initiatives to prevent sexual assault on campus, from the creation of the Wave of Change to the Sexual Assault Task Force to the All In initiative.
#Sexual Violence #Prevention Intervention #Societal Structural
Jan 07, 2019
Mary Ann Travis - Tulane News
Dr. Thomas LaVeist has an illustrious professional track record researching the nature and causes of racial health disparities and inequities. As the new Dean of the Tulane Public Health School, he sees an opportunity to make a difference in a region that most needs a difference. Dean LaVeist notes that “we’re in a city that has all of the urban health problems of every other big city in this country. We’re in a state that has all of the rural health problems of every other part of rural America. And we’re in the Southeast United States, which is the epicenter for inequities, both historically as well as today.”
#Community Violence #Epidemiology #Prevention Intervention #Societal Structural
Nov 29, 2018
Tulane All-In Newsletter
The spring, Tulane launched its new Violence Prevention Institute to bring together experts from across campus. Researchers with the Violence Prevention Institute are collaborating across disciplines to understand the causes of violence and how we can best prevent various forms of violence from child maltreatment to intimate partner violence and sexual assault.
#Child Maltreatment #Community Violence #Gun Violence #Intimate Partner Violence #Sexual Violence #Teen Dating Violence
Nov 06, 2018
Della Hasselle - The New Orleans Advocate
The U.S. is the most dangerous nation in the developed world in which to give birth, and Louisiana is among the states with the highest maternal death rates. Dr. Maeve Wallace, a reproductive and perinatal epidemiologist and researcher at Tulane's School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, has received two grants totaling $2.4 million to study pregnancy-associated mortality to study potential reasons why.
#Community Violence #Epidemiology #Prevention Intervention #Societal Structural

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