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SoM Dean’s Town Hall: Our Path Forward


For the last eight weeks we have faced an unprecedented challenge with the COVID-19 pandemic, including a direct impact on our Tulane community.  At the same time, New Orleans – and the world – turned to the Tulane School of Medicine for medical treatment and scientific answers.  As we continue to chart our path forward, the entire SoM community is invited to join a moderated SoM Dean’s Town Hall where we will present information and answer your questions.

“Our Path Forward” Update: 

  • L. Lee Hamm, MD, Sr. VP and Dean, School of Medicine 
  • Patrice “Patrick” Delafontaine, MD, Executive Dean, School of Medicine

Additional Town Hall Panelists:  

  • Margaret Y. Bell, CPA; Assistant Dean for Finance - SoM
  • Sue Pollack, MS, MPH; Assistant Dean for Administration - SoM, Associate Chair of Medicine 
  • Patrick Norton, CPA; Senior VP & COO
  • Shantay Bolton, PhD, MBA, Deputy COO
  • Randy Philipson, VP Facilities, Campus Development & Services


  • Sharon Courtney, VP of Government and Community Relations


1:00 p.m.          Welcome and Path Forward Update

1:10 p.m.          Introduction of Panelists

1:15 p.m.          Panelist ‘round ZOOM-table’ open Q&A  - moderated by Sharon Courtney

1:55 p.m.          Concluding Remarks


School of Medicine

For more information contact: James Zanewicz via email to zanewicz@tulane.edu or by phone at 504.988.4286
For more information on this event, please visit https://tulane.zoom.us/j/94633751629