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May 2021

Community Vaccination Festival


April 2021

NTC Career Chat: Careers in Consulting-Viewpoint from Tulane Alumni

April 28, 11:00 am- 12:00 pm

Are you thinking about going into the field of consulting? NTC Career Chats is excited to chat about consulting. We have three Tulane alumni joining the conversation and sharing their perspectives. Each works at differing consulting firms: Accenture, Deloitte, and Ernst & Young. Get your questions ready!

Hana Pearlson is a Senior Consultant in the Data and Analytics practice of Ernst & Young LLP based out of the New York office. After graduating with a degree in computer science and finance from Tulane University in 2018, Hana has consulted with businesses in industries such as retail, technology services, media and entertainment, and information technology. She is excited to share her experiences in Technology consulting.
Maddie Cohen is a Human Capital Consultant at Deloitte Consulting in the New York City office.

Maddie works within the Workforce Transformation practice, specializing in apply design thinking concepts to talent development and workforce reskilling. Maddie graduated from Tulane University in 2018 with a B.A. in Political Science and minors in Social Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship and Business Management.

Chynna Allen is a Consultant in Accenture’s Talent & Organization / Human Potential practice with experience in Culture Transformation, Strategic Communications, and Organizational Change Management in Accenture’s Atlanta office. Chynna is focused on developing tailored strategies and co-creating solutions with clients to deliver on people and business-related goals. She graduated with a BS in Psychology from Tulane University.

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Health Policy Club Meeting


Newcomb-Tulane College 2021 Honors Thesis Forum

Newcomb-Tulane College is proud to present the 2021 Honors Thesis Forum, which showcases the work of many of this year’s graduating Honors Thesis writers. I am writing to ask that you publicize this event to your students and faculty and encourage them to attend. The 2021 Honors Thesis Forum will be held in a primarily virtual format, with live Zoom sessions scheduled in the evenings of Tuesday, April 20- Thursday, April 22 and during the day on Sunday, April 25. In-person presentations, which will also be live-streamed via Zoom, will be held on Sunday, April 25

The complete schedule and details can be found Here:

(To search for a specific speaker or department, expand the schedule so that all dates are visible and use Ctrl-F.) Zoom links will be posted on the website on the day of each event. To attend an in-person session, you must register via WaveSync using the links provided.

Box lunches will be available on Sunday, April 25 for presenters and attendees, but you must RSVP by Wednesday, April 21 using WaveSync. 

Please feel free to contact Trina Beck with any questions.

Information Session: COVID-19 Citizen Science (Volunteer Opportunity)

Information Session: PCORI COVID-19 Citizen Science Study – VolunteerData Collector
When: Monday, April 19th, 3:00-4:00 Central
Please join us virtually via Teams to learn more about this volunteer opportunity and to confirm your interest in joining our policy data collection team.

Microsoft Teams meeting
Join on your computer or mobile app: Click here to join the meeting Or call in (audio only) +1 504-323-7624,,329841204# United States, New Orleans
Phone Conference ID: 329 841 204#

Position Summary
The PCORI COVID-19 Citizen Science study team is looking for data collectors for a national study investigating patient-reported impact of COVID-19 shelter-in-place policies and containment and mitigation strategies on a national cohort of patients recruited from health systems across seven states.


  • April 19th 3:00-4:00 Central: Information Session
  • April 26th 9:00-12:00 Central: Training Sessiono Attendance at this training is mandatory to volunteer for Wave 3 data collection
  • May 3rd: Data Collection Begins (Wave 3)

This is a short-term, work-from-home volunteer position. Data collectors can choose to work between 5 and 10 hours per week and are asked to commit to volunteering for at least 3 months.

Click here to learn more about the volunteer position

Nobel Prize Summit “Our Planet, Our Future”

The Nobel Prize Summit is a meeting for Nobel Prize laureates, experts, policymakers, teachers, students – with many opportunities for anyone who is interested in questions about how humankind’s future on Earth will be achieved and shaped.
Al Gore, David Attenborough, Dr. Anthony Fauci, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet, Ecological Economists, Physicists, Ambassadors, Physiologists, Artists, Activists, Scientists, World Financial Executives, Oceanographers and many others will all be discussing what the world must do in this critical moment facing all living creatures, all of humanity and our shared planet.
The main programme consisting of three parts ‘Our Planet’, ‘Breakthroughs’, and ‘Our Future’. The summit will also host webinars and pre-filmed dialogues curated in the summit’s screening room, plus networking sessions.

April 26-28, 2021
Check out the program
Register here

Clean Water Action: Living Safely with Lead Seminar: A Webinar Training for Community Leaders

The Clean Water Fund will be hosting our Spring Living Safely with Lead Web series, a five-part, online seminar training series featuring Philadelphia’s leading experts on lead poisoning. Local experts will discuss how to live safely with lead poisoning hazards found in the soil, dust, paint, and water. A session will also be held for landlords and renters regarding Philadelphia’s Lead Abatement Law.

 Modeled after Clean Water Fund’s Living Safely with Lead Community presentations, participants will have the opportunity to ask questions in real-time! The web series will be conducted as a Zoom webinar scheduled on Tuesdays and Thursdays, April 20th – May 4th, 12:00-1:00 pm.

Session 1: Lead and Health April 20th, 12:00 pm-1:00pm

Registration Link

Fulbright Fridays

Are you interested in going abroad to conduct independent research? Or maybe you have plans to serve as an English Teaching Assistant or pursue a graduate degree at an international university? If so, you could be an excellent candidate for Fulbright US Student Program.

Fulbright provides grants for individually designed research projects, English Teaching Assistant Programs and graduate study abroad. If selected, during your time as a Fulbrighter, you will meet, work, live with, and learn from the people of your host country, sharing daily experiences. Direct interactions in the classroom, field, home, and in routine tasks will allow you to gain an appreciation of others’ viewpoints and beliefs, the way they do things, and the way they think.

To learn more, join Dr. Jennifer Beers, Coordinator for Nationally Competitive Scholarships, for the Zoom information session on April 16th. To receive the Zoom link for the session, be sure to register on Handshake.

Date: April 16, 2021, 10:00 am CST
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Scientific Integrity in the Face of Undue Foreign Government Influence

Syndemic: Racism, Environment, and COVID-19

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Student Meetings with Sacoby Wilson
The Bywater Institute is hosting a virtual talk featuring Dr. Sacoby Wilson of the UMD School of Public Health on April 14 between 2:40-4:30pm and is offering Tulane students an opportunity to meet with him in small groups. His specialty is environmental justice, and the talk is focused specifically on health disparities we’ve seen with COVID-19. Interested students should contact Yasmin Hart (  

Healthcare Policy Club

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What should Clinicians Know About Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence?

Monday, April 5, 2021, at 12 pm

Zoom link :Passcode: 117662
For additional information, please contact Kate Obst at or Therese Carter at 

Public Health Society Course Registration “Office Hours”


March 2021

MEDLIFE-Student Interest

Sarah Frances is seeking to gain student interest and establish a MEDLIFE chapter at Tulane. MEDLIFE focuses on bringing healthcare, education, and safe housing to low-income communities, especially in South American countries. The organization typically hosts students for service learning trips where they get the chance to set up mobile clinics in rural communities to shadow doctors and dentists and assist in education development. This year, due to the pandemic, MEDLIFE created an innovative way to allow students to talk to healthcare professionals in South America and better understand how COVID-19 has affected the lives of those in Peru. The organization is hosting virtual service-learning trips for students and there are express 2-day options over the weekend. Please see the flyer for specific information. If you are interested in participating or would like further information, please fill out the google form.
Google form
Feel free to also email Sarah if you have any questions at

Social Behavioral and Population Sciences Department: Information Session

Fulbright Information Session

March 19, 4:00 pm – 5:00 PM CT

Are you interested in going abroad to conduct independent research? Or maybe you have plans to serve as an English Teaching Assistant or pursue a graduate degree at an international university? If so, you could be an excellent candidate for Fulbright US Student Program.

Fulbright provides grants for individually designed research projects, English Teaching Assistant Programs and graduate study abroad. If selected, during your time as a Fulbrighter, you will meet, work, live with, and learn from the people of your host country, sharing daily experiences. Direct interactions in the classroom, field, home, and in routine tasks will allow you to gain an appreciation of others’ viewpoints and beliefs, the way they do things, and the way they think.

To learn more, join Dr. Jennifer Beers, Coordinator for Nationally Competitive Scholarships, for one of our Zoom information sessions during Fulbright Fridays in March! To receive the Zoom link for the session that best fits your schedule, be sure to register on Handshake.

PHS Tulane Nutrition Panel

Putting Your Best Foot Forward

Wed, Mar 17 12:00 pm CST – 1:00 pm CST

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Tulane Public Health and Health Administration Career Fair

March 4th, 2021 from 2 pm-5 pm

The fair will be held virtually through Handshake. This is an opportunity for you to connect with public health employers about practicum, internship, and job opportunities. The virtual fair is open to all students and alumni in the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. You can register and sign up for sessions at the link below: Register in Handshake How do I register?

  1. Click the “Register” link above and register for the fair. After you register, view each employer.
  2. Sign up for sessions! Because this fair is virtual, simply clicking “Register” is not enough. You’ll then need to sign up for sessions with employers of interest. You can sign up for a 30-minute group session (information session) or individual 10-minute sessions with targeted employers.
  3. Check back occasionally to see if new employers have registered/created sessions and if you would like to change your session schedule.

Employers attending the fair can be found on handshake.
Need additional guidance? We’ll be holding a “Prepping for a Virtual Career Fair” session a week before the fair to help. You can also email Abby Lukens at
Register for Career Prep Event

Global Health Opportunities- Information Session

Date: Wednesday, March 3 Time: 12-1pm

 Representatives of the Global Health Technical Professionals (GHTP), a US Agency for International Development (USAID) program, will present an informational session on career opportunities for early to mid-career global health professionals.  
Sessions provide detailed information on global health career pathways including paid internship opportunities for students and recent graduates. In addition to sharing future full-time positions during our information sessions, GHTP can connect future global health professionals with one another through our virtual network while providing them with global health resources.

Registration REQUIRED


February 2021

Black Health Matters Conference

Date: February 27th and 28th

The Black Health Matters Conference will be held on February 27th and 28th, 2021 at Harvard University. The conference aims to equip attendees with the ability to develop interdisciplinary approaches to addressing health issues within the Black community. Attendees will be able to hear from both academic and community leaders in the field of public health who have dedicated their professional careers to improving health outcomes in the Black community.
To learn more about the conference and how to register, visit their website 

Alumni Mixer: PHUSG

Join PHUSG for a virtual networking hour with Tulane BSPH and SPTHM alumni to chat with them about their career pathways and how their Tulane degree has helped them achieve their goals! We will be featuring alumni who live and work all over the country and currently hold jobs at organizations including the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Louisiana Office of Public Health, the Food and Drug Administration, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the Rural Drug Addiction Research Center, to name a few.

The mixer will be held on February 24, at 5 pm on an online networking platform called Remo ( Please fill out this rsvp form if you wish to attend.
Feel free to contact Julie Cornfield at if you have any questions!

2021 Rising Tide Leadership Summit-Keynote Speaker: Ibtihal Muhammad

Date: February 23th – February 25th

The virtual three-day leadership conference, from Tuesday, February 23 to Thursday, February 25th from 6-8 PM, is designed for emerging and current student leaders and will feature sessions on a wide variety of topics related to Tulane University’s Leadership Framework. The Summit will provide students with the opportunity to learn from the vast expertise of our faculty and campus administrators to enhance student learning, growth, and success.

The program will address one or more of the following tenets of Tulane University’s Leadership Framework:

  • A Sense of Possibility
  • Self-Awareness
  • Social Consciousness & Civic Mindedness
  • Empathetic & Reciprocal Relationships
  • Vision
  • Actionable Plans
  • Reflection & Assessment

Student Research Panel

Date: February 23, 2021

Are you looking to engage in public health research but don’t know how to get started? Join us to hear from current students about their experiences and navigating the world of student research. Students on the panel are working in areas of sexual health, epidemiology, pregnancy outcomes, infectious disease, and STD testing.

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Global Health Collaborative – Want to Learn How to Use Tulane’s Resources to Get A Summer Internship of Job?

Date: February 23, 2021

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Healthcare Policy Club

Date: February 22, 2021

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Everything You Need to Know About the Job Search

Date: February 19, 12:00pm-1:00pm CST

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The Consent Conversation

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Sex and Healthy Relationships

Meeting Link

Meeting ID: 95663470894

SPHTM Resume Day (15-minutes Review)

Thu, Feb 11 9:00 am CST – 3:00 pm CST
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HealthCare Policy Club

Join the Healthcare Policy Club. Their first general body meeting will be on Monday, February 8, 2021, at 6 pm.
Meeting Link

Careers In Public Health Panel

If you missed the Careers in Public Health Panel – Louisiana Department of Health State Epidemiologists, click HERE to view the webinar.

Webinar: COVID-19 Policies ~ Datasets for Policy Researchers

Dat & Time: February 4, 2021 at 2pm EST/ 1pm CST

Are you interested in policy research and would like to learn more about the impact of COVID policies on cases, deaths, and disparities? The COVID-19 Data Project has collected and coded over 4500 executive orders at the state and city level. This public dataset is free and available to the public. Come learn a bit more about methods and the potential of this research tool during a webinar.

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Sex Week 2021 – Zine Submission


November 2020

Promoting Food Security for Women, Children and Families

Join us on Wednesday, November 18th from 12-1:30pm Central for a Zoom webinar: Promoting Food Security for Women, Children and Families – COVID-19 Response Efforts in New Orleans. This webinar is co-sponsored by the Tulane MCH Nutrition Leadership Training Program, Tulane Center of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health and New Orleans Food Policy Advisory Committee. Panelists include Mary Schultheis, Founder and President/CEO of Crescent City Family Services, Erica Chomsky-Adelson, Executive Director of Culture Aid NOLA and Tiffany Delcour, Chief Operations Officer of NOLA Public Schools. This activity will be submitted to CDR for approval for 1.5 CPEUs.

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The Department of Health Policy & Management: Open House

The Department of Health Policy and Management at Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine is hosting an Open House on Wednesday, November 11th from 4 pm-5 pm. If you are interested in pursuing an MPH or MHA, this is your opportunity to meet with faculty and staff at the department, learn about the programs and courses, admission and tuition, and career trajectory. Click the link below to register for the event.

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Info Session: Crafting a Strong Peace Corps Resume

A Peace Corps resume differs from private-sector and other resumes, because of its focus on documenting all the possible attributes one possesses that may have a bearing on their service. Of course, academics are important, but so are the skills you learned from your employment, community service activities, and certifications; even your hobbies and personal passions! Learn how to create a resume that shows all of you, not just a part.

Monday, November 9, 20202 4:30PM-5:30PM CST


Career Services presents Alumni Panel Discussion: Global Careers

Co-sponsored by Newcomb-Tulane Career Services and the Center for Global Education.

November 2, 10:00 am CST

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October 2020


September 2020

Zoom Etiquette Webinar with SPHTM Career Services

September 29, 2020 12pm Central Time


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Peace Corps: ” Is My Degree Right for the Peace Corp?”

Did you know that most Peace Corps Volunteers have degrees in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences? And, since your degree is only part of what it takes to be a great Volunteer that you probably have much more to offer than you think? Learn about all of the things that go into our applicant evaluation and selection process.

September 28, 2020 4:30 pm in Central Time


Public Service Advisory Board

One on One LinkedIn Profile Review with SPHTM Career Services

COVID-19 Public Health Response From Across the Globe

How to Apply to the Combined Degree Program Session

SPHTM Alumni Consulting Panel

Q&A Session: How to Nail Your Med School Interviews

Even though you can’t do your interviews in person, they are still an incredibly important part of your admissions process. Now that your secondaries have been evaluated, you only have one step to go. The only thing standing between you and medical school is a stellar interview. We’ll help you get ready to nail your interviews with this upcoming presentation

. This webinar will include:-

  • How the interview process has changed due to COVID-19-
  • The most common interview questions-
  • An overview of sample MMI scenarios-
  • A Q&A session with a Former Admissions Committee Member 

To submit your questions for the Q&A, please type them into the “questions & comments” box on the registration page or email 

Join Dr. Ariana Metchik, a Former Admissions Committee Member from Harvard Medical School, for this free webinar on Wednesday, September 16th at 5:30pm PDT/8:30pm EDT.

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April 2020

Healthcare In The 2020 Election With Mollye Demosthenidy


March 2020

CPS Internship Fair

Alumni Mixer

The Global Threat of Infectious Disease

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Public Health Sophomore Declaration Celebration

Networking Prep

Career Wave Signature Series

Aging is Public Health- Older Adults in Louisiana: Observations and Conversations after a Disaster

Arts Alive

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Public Health Explained

Master Your Future: The Next Step in Your Career

Women Making Waves ” How World Events Ignite Leaders” -Annual Women’s Conference

The State of HIV Access in Low and Middle Income Countries


February 2020

Finding Your Summer Internship

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Combined Degree Application Party

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The Future of Health Speaks: Health Innovation – The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

The Center for Minority Health and Health Disparities Research and Education is hosting a student-led symposium, The Future of Health Speaks: Health Innovation – The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly, on Friday, February 7th, 8:30-1:00 pm. See our flyer for more information, and use the registration link below.

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CASPA Workshop

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BSPH Grad School Fair

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January 2020

NOLA Ready Volunteer Trainings & Opportunities

Do you have first aid skills and are interested in volunteering for Mardi Gras?

Mardi Gras is right around the corner! The Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) is looking for volunteers for the Mardi Gras First Aid stations. In order to volunteer, you must:

  • Have valid and current CPR and First Aid certification
  • Attend a mandatory MRC Mardi Gras First Aid Station Training

See below for important information on upcoming CPR and First Aid training, as well as Mardi Gras First Aid Station Trainings.

CPR & First Aid Training – January 16th

If you have an expired or expiring CPR or first aid certification before March 2020, sign-up to attend our next class on Thursday, January 16th from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at EMS

Headquarters (2929 Earhart Blvd).The link for sign-up can be found Here:

Please bring $8 in cash (exact change please) to cover the cost of the class materials. If you are unable to attend this session, but still need to get your CPR certification updated before Mardi Gras, please email Meredith at

Mardi Gras First Aid Station Trainings

To volunteer at a Mardi Gras First Aid Station, you must attend one of the following training:

  • Tuesday, January 21st – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm (and 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm for leads)
  • Thursday, January 30th – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm (and 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm for leads)
  • Saturday, February 1st – 9:00 am – 11:00 am (and 11:00 am – noon for leads)
  • Saturday, February 8th – 9:00 am – 11:00 am (and 11:00 am – noon for leads)

This will be a combined training with other volunteers from the New Orleans EMS VIGOR program and the American Red Cross. All trainings will take place at the Red Cross Headquarters (2640 Canal Street).

If you are interested in being a First Aid Station leader, you will be asked to stay for an additional hour of training. Typically, First Aid Station leaders are experienced volunteers who have volunteered at a Mardi Gras First Aid Station in previous years. Have any questions? Send an email to

NOLA Ready CERT training for Houses of Worship

We have 1 spot left in our 2 day NOLA Ready CERT training for Houses of Worship and the faith community on January 18th and January 25th. If you are a member of a house of worship and interested in emergency preparedness and disaster recovery skills, click here to sign up ASAP to grab the last spot for this amazing training.

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Bystander Response Trainings

Before help arrives, you can save a life during a medical emergency. This is a condensed two-hour training covering hands-only CPR, Stop the Bleed, and opioid overdose prevention. Upcoming trainings are:

Research for SBC Programming During an Emergency Response: An Example From Zika Webinar

Breakthrough RESEARCH is the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)’s flagship project for social and behavior change (SBC) research and evaluation. Breakthrough RESEARCH supports countries to improve health and development by equipping governments, implementing partners, service delivery organizations, and donors with the data and evidence they need to integrate proven and cost-effective SBC approaches into their programs.
Climate change, increased urbanization and globalization, deforestation and other global or regional trends may result in new emerging infectious diseases and spread of existing diseases to new areas and populations. To learn the latest about research for SBC programming during the Zika response, join Breakthrough RESEARCH for a webinar discussion that will bring together funders, implementers, and researchers. 

January 14, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM EST, Breakthrough Research Webinar,
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