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 Tulane Empowers

Journalist David Bornstein speaks about social innovation
A panel of local visionaries joins the NewDay speaker to answer questions after talking about their social innovation projects.
 
Food as medicine
Things are cooking at the Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine where students are learning how to use food as medicine and teaching community members nutrition skills. View the video.
 
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.
 
A rare affliction and a medical first
Doctor successfully treats patient with both lupus and sickle cell disease. View the video.
 
Students design and build urban farm
At Tulane City Center, students envision and implement the construction of the Grow Dat Youth Farm.
 
Students Help Tribe Document Its Culture
For “Living History” course, students work with the Pointe-au-Chien Indian Tribe.

Medical student learns as he gives back

Mike Bosworth, a second-year student at Tulane University School of Medicine, focuses his education on giving back to the community. 

Mike Bosworth
A second-year student at Tulane University School of Medicine, Mike Bosworth is not only passionate about medicine but about creating a better world. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano)


December 5, 2011

Kirby Messinger
kmessing@tulane.edu

When Mike Bosworth decided he wanted to go to medical school, it wasn’t just about the education — it was about what he could give back. A second-year student at Tulane University School of Medicine, Bosworth is not only passionate about medicine but about creating a better world. He benefits from the “adopt-a-student” program.

Originally from Massachusetts, Bosworth was part of the Tulane undergraduate “Katrina” class. When deciding on a medical school, New Orleans’ post-Katrina vibrancy and the Tulane message of community activism was what sold him. More...

 

 

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