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 Tulane Empowers

Fruit trees bring more opportunity for Grow Dat
As part of Final Four week, Tulane student-athletes join middle school students in planting satsuma trees at Grow Dat Youth Farm.
 
New Orleans Posse chapter opens with Tulane’s help
A $200,000 grant from the Edward G. Schlieder Educational Foundation boosts program that provides a social network for New Orleans teens bound for college.
 
Passion for social work leads her to South Africa
December social work grad Leah Krandel implements a weekly feeding scheme for her global field placement.
 
Judge pledges $2 million for law school fund
The Wiener family establishes first endowed fund for legal excellence with a $2 million pledge.
 
Health Clinic Gets Funding for HIV Care
Dr. MarkAlain Dery says placing HIV care within an “ordinary health clinic” is part of a trend to destigmatize HIV.
 
Engineering Health in Africa
Biomedical engineering major Bob Lathrop veers from corporate career aspirations to more social ventures.

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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