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Gun Violence as a Public Health Issue

Gun violence — injuries and deaths by firearms — is on the rise in the U.S. Learn what it means to understand gun violence as a public health issue today.

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MPH vs. MHA: Which Degree Is Right for You?

If you’re passionate about helping people and are interested in the health field’s research or business aspects, you may want to consider earning an MPH or MHA.

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Earning a World-Class Degree From the “Middle of Nowhere”: A Conversation With Online MPH Student Allie Cheek

Learn why students like Allie Cheek choose Tulane University’s Online Master of Public Health program for flexibility and excellence to reach career goals.

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"The Time to Be in Public Health": A Conversation With Online MPH Student Leah Cross

Online Master of Public Health student Leah Cross shares her experience with remote learning at Tulane and studying public health during a global pandemic.

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COVID-19 and Vaccines: Dean Thomas LaVeist Discusses Rollout and Case Numbers With the News Media

With the Covid-19 vaccine rollout, our nation still faces significant health risks if not adhering to safety guidelines. Learn more from Dr. Thomas A. LaVeist.

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How to Become a Medical and Health Services Manager

Working in health care can be rewarding in many ways. Medical professionals have meaningful jobs, as they care for patients and their families, contribute to groundbreaking research, and help boost the economy.

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Healthcare Marketing: Tips for Branding Your Practice

Healthcare marketing is gaining importance as 43 percent of millennials are looking to change healthcare providers. Discover effective marketing strategies.

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What Can You Do with an MHA? 5 Healthcare Administration Careers

As the U.S. population expands, the medical field has a growing need for more qualified medical professionals. Also of note, the American Association of Colleges of Nursing projects that the country will experience a shortage of registered nurses that will “intensify” as baby boomers age and require more health care.

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Why Healthcare Advocacy Is Important

How can healthcare advocacy empower patients? Explore how a Master of Health Administration prepares graduates to thrive in healthcare leadership and advocacy.

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How to Improve Cultural Competence in Health Care

Why does cultural competence in health care matter? Discover how a Master of Health Administration helps graduates build culturally competent organizations.