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 Tulane Empowers

Inspiring teens for healthcare careers
Instead of watching “ER” on TV, this group of high school students learned directly from medical students what it might be like to be doctors.
 
Green Wave alumnus vs. robots at regional contest
During spring break, Tulane students, faculty and staff members volunteer to help run the FIRST Robotics Bayou Regional.
 
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.
 
Our design, their homes
Social Entrepreneurship Professor Byron Mouton talks about how the URBANbuild program has made a difference for students and neighborhoods. View the video.
 
Better Urban Health Is on the Agenda
Tulane medical school engages with sister institutions in the struggle for better health in American cities.
 
Building Houses Brings Friends Together
Newcomb College alumnae gather in New Orleans for the fifth year to volunteer with Habitat for Humanity.

Rock ’n’ roll doc raises cancer funds

Dr. Rusty Robinson, chief of the Section of Gynecologic Oncology at the Tulane University School of Medicine, plays in a band with a purpose. 

NED band
Tulane gynecologist Dr. Rusty Robinson, front right, plays with a band called N.E.D., the medical abbreviation for “No Evidence of Disease,” a phrase that is music to the ears of every cancer patient. (Photo by Pam Lary Photography)

 

January 4, 2012

Melanie N. Cross
mcross@tulane.edu

When he isn’t treating patients, Dr. William “Rusty” Robinson is playing his guitar, creating music with a mission — to bring hope to those facing a diagnosis of gynecologic cancer. Robinson, chief of the Section of Gynecologic Oncology at the Tulane University School of Medicine, belongs to a band of six gynecologic surgeons from across the United States. More...


 

 

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