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 Tulane Empowers

Med students organize council to improve care
With four student-run community health clinics in operation, Tulane medical students organize an Interclinic Council to share resources.
 
Cowen Institute helps high schoolers advance
AdvanceNOLA aims to improve college readiness through the work of graduate students working in four high schools.
 
Piper Fellow devotes work to maternal-child health
Dr. Paola Maurtua-Neumann, this year’s Piper Fellow, dedicates her career to stopping the spread of infectious diseases from mothers to babies in Peru.
 
Little changes, big impact
Laura Murphy, social entrepreneurship professor, discusses the impact of social innovation that she has observed in rural Africa. View the video.
 
Video: Swimmers Promote Confidence
Watch student leaders of the Swim 4 Success discuss their experiences working with the program
 
Engineering Health in Africa
Biomedical engineering major Bob Lathrop veers from corporate career aspirations to more social ventures.

Wave rolls in donations for kids with cancer

A Tulane parent  has pledged to donate $10 for every Tulane Green Wave touchdown, $5 for every field goal and $10 for every interception during the upcoming football season to Tulane Cancer Center's Pediatric Oncology Patient Relief Fund. 

Maggie Edwards has a dream — a Green Dream, as she calls it. She wants to inspire the Tulane Green Wave football players to bring their A game this season while helping children with cancer. 

Edwards, mother of Tulane senior and Green Wave long snapper John Edwards, has pledged to donate $10 for every Tulane Green Wave touchdown, $5 for every field goal and $10 for every interception in the upcoming football season to Tulane Cancer Center’s Pediatric Oncology Patient Relief Fund.

She is going to bring a large poster to every home game on which she will display a running total of her personal commitment to date. “It’s been my experience that inspiration is contagious,” says Maggie Edwards, a breast cancer survivor who is proud and candid about the constant care she received from her son during her battle with the disease. More...

 

 

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