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Bill Gates names Tulane Public Health grad student Adaora Okoli a ‘Hero in the Field’ after Ebola battle

In 2016, the Tulane community was introduced to Dr. Adaora Okoli, a graduate student in the Tulane School of Public Health who contracted the Ebola virus while treating patients in Nigeria. On Thursday, Jan. 4, philanthropist Bill Gates recognized Okoli on his website as one of his “Heroes in the Field,” a list that identifies little-known individuals helping to save ...

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Strayer University grad Onicka Daniel finds success as author after escaping domestic abuse

For Strayer Master of Public Administration graduate Onicka Daniel, learning wasn’t just a passion; it was an escape. A domestic abuse survivor, Onicka leveraged her education as a means of survival and recovery. Here she shares her inspirational story. Onicka was a victim of an abusive relationship for 13 years. Depressed, isolated and feeling hopeless, Onicka was focused solely on ...

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