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 Tulane Empowers

Students help make birth safer
Tulane students collaborate with Birthing Project USA to reduce the number of mothers who die in childbirth and babies who die in the first year of life.
 
Students give year of service before med school
As part of the Tulane Accelerated Physician Training Program, juniors are giving back to New Orleans.
 
Clinic treats patients and educates students
Tulane medical students run a volunteer clinic each week to provide health care for men with substance abuse problems at Bridge House.
 
Cuts in benefits, services are unfair to women
“Women need jobs, not cuts,” declares National Organization for Women president Terry O’Neill, a Tulane law alumna.
 
$50 Million for Scholarships: New Weatherhead Pledge
Weatherhead Scholars Program to provide scholarships for students who enroll in community engagement curriculum.
 
Plans Move Ahead for Grow Dat Youth Farm
Alumna Johanna Gilligan, an Urban Innovator fellow, works to improve the regional food system with help from architecture students.

Deininger Invested as Oncology Chair

Prescott Deininger is the first Joe W. and Dorothy Dorsett Brown Foundation Chair in Oncology 

The Tulane University School of Medicine invested Prescott Deininger as the first holder of the Joe W. and Dorothy Dorsett Brown Foundation Chair in Oncology. The chair was established through a $1.2 million gift from the Joe W. and Dorothy Dorsett Brown Foundation and with matching funds from the Louisiana Board of Regents.

The late Joe W. Brown and Dorothy Dorsett Brown acquired valuable real estate and oil properties in Louisiana throughout the 1920s after they moved to New Orleans from Texas. Many of the Browns’ charitable gifts were anonymous with the notable exception of the popular recreation center at Joe W. Brown Park in New Orleans. The foundation in their name was established in 1958 to improve communities in Louisiana and Mississippi. More...


 

 

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