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Why Racism Is a Public Health Issue

Racism limits the ability of people to attain their highest level of health. Learn more about health disparities and why racism is a public health issue.

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Achieving Equity in Public Health Across Communities

How can communities advocate for public health equity? Discover how communities and public health leaders join forces to advance equity in public health.

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10 Strategies for Effective Health Communication

Health communication empowers people to stay healthy. Explore how Tulane’s Online Master of Public Health trains professionals to create health equity.

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How to Become a Public Health Educator

How does a public health educator tackle public health challenges? Explore how a Master of Public Health equips graduates to help build healthy communities.

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Why Health Nonprofits Are an Important Part of Public Health

Health nonprofits are essential to core public health goals, such as improving health equity and quality of life. Find out more about public health nonprofits.

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Why Community Health Is Important for Public Health

Community health providers tackle unmet needs and foster healthy lifestyles for all communities. Discover more about community health resources and careers.

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Disease Outbreak Response: Exploring the Critical Roles of Epidemiologists, Disease Detectives, and Other Public Health Experts

The number of epidemic-prone diseases is rising. Learn how epidemiologists and other public health experts are leading the fight to stop disease outbreaks.

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STI vs. STD: Key Differences and Resources for College Students

STI vs. STD: Are they the same? Discover how a Master of Public Health from Tulane University prepares graduates to equalize access to sexual health resources.

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What Is Environmental Justice? An Introduction to Fair Treatment

What is environmental justice? Our locale may affect our health more than we know, due to injustice and discrimination that give some of us unfair advantage.

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Healthcare Analytics: A New Frontier for Public Health

Healthcare analytics is transforming how public health professionals work with communities. See how Tulane University is on the forefront of public health.