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 Tulane Empowers

Grow Dat Youth Farm gets boost from NCAA
Langston Hughes Academy students will join Tulane student-athletes to plant citrus trees on the farm’s new four-acre home in City Park.
 
Healthy picking: Abundant fruit for needy families
Tulane alumna Megan Nuismer leads a team of volunteers who gather fruit that’s free for the picking, and donate it to community organizations.
 
Medical student learns as he gives back
A second-year medical student, Mike Bosworth benefits from “adopt-a-student” program.
 
Care in the line of fire
Trauma expert Dr. Norman McSwain led a course in combat casualty training for doctors and medics from 10 Latin American countries.
 
Spring Break Volunteers Help Houma Tribe
Students work with United Houma Nation to find “lost” members of the tribe who scattered after the Gulf oil spill and hurricanes.
 
Making the Next Generation Heart Smart
Dr. Gerald Berenson believes heart-disease prevention should begin in childhood. View the video.

Going bald for a cause

Next month, more than 100 Tulane medical students and staff members will go bald in solidarity with pediatric cancer patients as part of the St. Baldrick's Foundation fundraiser. 

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Tulane medical students and staff annually shave their heads to support the St. Baldrick’s Foundation and its work on behalf of pediatric cancer. (Photo by Sally Asher)


January 24, 2012

Keith Brannon
kbrannon@tulane.edu

More than 100 Tulane medical students and staff members will go bald in solidarity with pediatric cancer patients next month in one of the area’s largest head-shaving fundraisers for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, a national volunteer-driven charity that funds research to cure childhood cancers. More...

 

 

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