Advocating for women's wellbeing

MAC presents at the 2017 Research Meeting of Academy Health

July 12th, 2017 Drs. Maeve Wallace, Jennifer Glick, and Katherine P. Theall all of MAC, presented their work at the Annual Research Meeting of Academy Health, held here in New Orleans June 25-27, 2017. Dr. Wallace discussed our research, in collaboration with the… read more

Breastfeeding may lower risk of MS study Says

July 12th, 2017 Women with a longer history of breastfeeding may be less likely to develop multiple sclerosis than mothers who skip breastfeeding or nurse for briefer periods, a new study suggests. Researchers compared nearly 400 women with MS or its precursor, known… read more

Public health school asks How do we undo racism in practice

June 2nd, 2017 New initiatives at the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine are focusing on revising the way racial health disparities are discussed, studied and taught in the classroom and beyond. “All of these discussions and workshops aim to elevate… read more

MAC Dissemination and Advocacy

March 31st, 2017 MAC faculty and staff are broadening their reach and dissemination capacity in work that supports the health and well-being of women, children, and families. Our research identifies and addresses how social environments may explain many of the health disparities we… read more

Editorial: The 2017 Womens March on Washington

March 29th, 2017 On January 21, 2017, over half a million men and women filled the streets of downtown Washington DC as for the Women’s March on Washington, one of the largest protests in US history. Held on the day after the inauguration… read more