Recent GEHS Department News


arrowAugust Martin (MSPH, '00), GEHS alumni, "It ALL Matters - What Your Degree Won't Buy You"

Martin joined us September 17, 2013 as a guest of the Alumni Speakers' Bureau. This series brings back alumni visiting or living in the New Orleans metro area to speak with students about a public health topic of their choice, career development or research.

Enjoy the video presentation, and if you would like to take part in the speakers bureau, contact Alexis Ruffino at



arrow2013 University Health Sciences Research Days

The department was well represented this year at the annual Health Sciences Research Days. Doctoral students Benjamin Jelin, Olalekan Ogunsakin, and Dev Jani, along with postdoctoral fellow Mark Wilson, presented posters outlining many of the department's research areas. Olalekan Ogunsakin was presented with the Award for Research in Sustainable and Healthy Communities, which is sponsored by the Tulane-Xavier Center for Bioenvironmental Research. Congratulations!


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