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 Tulane Empowers

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Professor’s gift propels science career for women

The Dr. Barbara S. Beckman Professorship in Pharmacology focuses on diversity and gives specific consideration to women scientists. 

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Pharmacology professor Barbara Beckman hopes the professorship she has created will encourage more women to take leadership roles within the basic sciences. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano)

 

August 1, 2012

Kirby Messinger
kmessing@tulane.edu

“As a faculty member and an alum, I really wanted to find the right things to support,” said Barbara Beckman, professor of pharmacology. She decided to create a professorship in the Department of Pharmacology that would encourage diversity and propel the careers of women scientists. More...

 

 

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