A toddler sits on her fathers lap while a healthcare provider shows her how to brush her teeth.

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.

Thursday, May 21, 2020

A man and woman wearing face masks walk together through a crowded street in China.

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.

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Two doctors in white lab coats examine a test tube containing a blood sample.

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.

Monday, March 16, 2020

City with pollution from smokestacks impacting the environment.

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.

Monday, March 9, 2020

Two medical researchers use healthcare analytics in neuroscience at large computer displays.

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.

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Father feeds his child a healthy breakfast.

Guide to Combating Childhood Obesity in Louisiana: Statistics, Resources & Tips

The rate of childhood obesity continues to rise in Louisiana. Learn how Tulane University’s Online Master of Public Health program helps turn the tide.

Monday, October 14, 2019

Hand holds rainbow colored heart to represent LGBTQ rights.

Advocating for LGBTQ Health Access

How do barriers to LGBTQ health access create inequities? Explore Tulane University’s Online Master of Public Health to launch a career building healthier communities.

Friday, October 4, 2019

Participants in a substance abuse counseling session embrace each other.

Opioids: A Public Health Crisis

What led to the opioids public health crisis? Discover how Tulane University’s Master of Public Health prepares public health professionals to meet the crisis.

Friday, September 20, 2019

Child showing his healthy lunch. I don’t think this is a good photo for the article. Health equity is typically about race or ethnicity, and all of these people are white, and the health professional looks like a nurse or doctor in a clinical setting, not a public health worker. I know (first hand!) how hard it is to depict public health in an image, but this doesn’t do it.

What Is Health Equity? Ensuring Access for Everyone

What is health equity, and what barriers block its achievement? Discover how Tulane University’s Online Master of Public Health prepares graduates to promote health in all communities.

Thursday, August 1, 2019