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Faculty & Staff Honors

Faculty & Staff Honors

Tulane Faculty Named a Woman of the Year

Dr. Maureen Lichtveld, Freeport McMoRan Chair of Environmental Policy at the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, has been honored as one of the Women of the Year in the annual New Orleans CityBusiness listing. She was fêted along with her fellow honorees at a gala dinner in November. The publication highlighted Dr. Lichtveld for her work in developing a master’s program in disaster management at the Tulane. Dr. Lichtveld was named chair of the Department of Global Environmental Health Sciences just three weeks before Katrina, which underscored the need for such a degree at Tulane.