Theresa Millare is a sophomore studying Public Health and Cell/Molecular Biology at Tulane University. Theresa attended the 2018 COR-NTD Meeting as a blogger focusing on leprosy. She currently serves as layout editor for The Public Health Zine, a comprehensive snapshot of pressing public health issues on the Tulane University campus.
Together for Zero: Coordinated Research Required to Achieve Zero Disease, Disability, and Discrimination from Leprosy
When one thinks of leprosy, it is of the days of old—a debilitating disease described in literature. With over 200,000 new cases detected every year (including over 150 in the US last year), leprosy instills fear in communities to this day.