A member of the prestigious Association of American Universities, Tulane University is consistently ranked among the top 50 universities in the nation. With research and educational partnerships that span the globe and its location in historic New Orleans, Tulane offers undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees in the liberal arts, science and engineering, architecture, business, law, social work, medicine and public health and tropical medicine.
Richard Oberhelman, MD
Chair of the Department of Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences and adjunct professor of pediatrics.
Dr. Oberhelman is an expert in impact, prevention and control of enteric infections/diarrheal diseases in children and COVID-19.
Coronavirus Impact prevention and control of enteric infections/diarrheal diseases in children International research training Impact, prevention and control of tuberculosis in children COVID-19
Professor Overstreet focuses on children at risk for maladjustment due to the presence of chronic stressors in their lives.
Coping Strategies Violence Adolescents Resilience Children Child Trauma Psychology Terrorism Violence against Children
Rappaport is an expert in HIV/AIDS and nonhuman primate models of diseases in biomedical research.
COVID-19 Hiv/Aids Neuroscience Coronavirus
William "Bill" Rials
Associate Director, Professor of Practice, Information Technology
Bill is a nationally recognized subject matter expert on information technology.
Senior Professor of Practice
Professor Ricchiuti is an expert in finance, investments, valuation, equity research, financial modeling and financial analysis.
Stock Market and Investments Financial Analysis Research Valuation Finance Investments Equity Financial Modeling Wall Street/Investing
Cowen Chair in Latin American Social Sciences & Associate Professor
Felix Rioja has written articles on the effects of public infrastructure on economic growth, and the distribution of wealth and income
Inflation Welfare Economic Growth International Macroeconomics Financial Economics Distribution of Wealth and Income
Program Director, Professor of Practice, Applied Computing
Ralph Russo is an expert on technology in the homeland security and public safety domains.
Software Development Computer Science Emergency Management Public Safety Emergency Operations Information Technology Management Technical Operations
Associate Professor of Music, Ethnomusicology
Matt Sakakeeny studies the intersections of music, race and power.
Music Musicology Music Anthropology Ethnomusicology Brass Bands
Assistant professor of social work
Leia Saltzman is an expert on trauma associated with community violence and mass disaster.
Trauma Posttraumatic growth Mass disaster COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Community Resilience
Dr. John Schieffelin
Assistant Professor of Medicine & Pediatrics, Sections of Pediatric & Adult Infectious Diseases
His research focuses on the natural history, clinical care and immunology of viral hemorrhagic fevers (VHFs)
COVID-19 Coronavirus Clinical Infectious Disease Infections in Transplant Recipients Virology and Immunology Tuberculosis International Clinical Research