Topic: epidemiology

photo of Praveena Fernes in Thailand
epidemiology

Ghost Stories

One of the most compelling pieces of narrative history is The Ghost Map: The Story of London’s Most Terrifying Epidemic — and How It Changed Science, Cities and the Modern World.

Susan Hassig
epidemiology

Impression: Susan Hassig

After years of studying HIV transmission, Susan Hassig (PHTM ’84, ’87), associate professor of epidemiology at the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, became a go-to media source on the prevention and spread of COVID-19.

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Patricia Kissinger, professor of epidemiology and infectious diseases

“The addiction takes over." Patricia Kissinger, quoted in the Los Angeles Times article, “Two crises in one: As drug use rises, so does syphilis.” Kissinger is a professor of epidemiology and infectious disease at the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine.http://tulane.it/Patricia-Kissinger-latimes