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Tulane to host X's and O's, a play about football and traumatic brain injury
Six years ago, Tulane University assistant professor Jenny Mercein and playwright KJ Sanchez co-created a play called X’s and O’s that examines the lasting physical and neurological impacts from playing football. Mercein and Sanchez are now bringing their docudrama to Tulane’s campus. On Thursday,...
Dec 09, 2019 -

Having lost three grandparents to cancer, Green Wave center Christian Montano was all in when the opportunity to become a bone marrow donor was presented to him back in 2014. A graduate transfer from Brown University, Montano underwent a routine cheek swab as part of Be The Match, a national bone...

Dec 09, 2019 -

Gregory Stewart, MD, director of the sports medicine program at Tulane and Center for Sport co-founder, says coaches in the NFL undergo a lot of stress and stress can be a factor in heart problems.  Stewart, who has worked with hundreds of NFL veterans as medical director of the NFL Player Care...

Nov 21, 2019 -

NEW ORLEANS – Through a gift by Jill and Avie Glazer, Tulane University Athletics, Newcomb-Tulane College and Tulane's Department of Sociology have partnered to offer Green Wave student-athletes an opportunity to study abroad during their collegiate careers. In an effort to further enhance the...

Nov 02, 2019 -

This story originally appeared on NOLA.com. Build a career on inflicting and sustaining bodily violence. Then train your brain to believe the pain that comes with it is secondary to the mission. The rigid structure around you, the only framework you’ve known since starting college, validates that...

Oct 29, 2019 -

The top academic achievers among Tulane student-athletes have received recognition on a wall in the James W. Wilson Intercollegiate Athletics Center. The top academic achievers among Tulane student-athletes have received recognition on a wall in the James W. Wilson Intercollegiate Athletics Center...

Oct 25, 2019 -

Center for Sport co-founder Dr. Gregory Stewart, M.D., explains how new equipment is enabling the Professional Athlete Care Team to accurately measure body mass in former NFL players. PACT's unique care model — using athletic trainers to provide athletes a higher level of comfort and familiarity...

Oct 14, 2019 - Admin

Former NFL players talk about the Professional Athlete Care Team (PACT) Clinic at Tulane Medical Center and the NFL PCF Health Body & Mind Screening program.

Sep 09, 2019 - Roger Dunaway

The New England Patriots weren't the only team to have a championship season last year. The Tulane University Professional Athlete Care Team (PACT) had its most successful year in 2018-19, as well, completing over 600 patient screenings, including a record 139 former players at Super Bowl LIII in...

Jun 05, 2019 - Keith Brannon

The New Orleans Saints and Pelicans recently teamed up with the A. B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University for a semester-long project that introduced Master of Business Analytics students to real-world projects and helped the two sports organizations apply findings from data to...

May 23, 2019 - Roger Dunaway

The Tulane University School of Professional Advancement (SoPA), in collaboration with the Center for Sport, recently announced its new master’s degree and graduate certificates in sport studies. The collaboration between SoPA and the Center for Sport at Tulane University provides students a unique...

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