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 Tulane Empowers

Tulane opens flagship community health center
The Ruth U. Fertel/Tulane Community Health Center and Brinton Family Health & Healing Center is dedicated. View the video.
 
Cooking up teachable moments
Alumnus Adam Aronovitz, cofounder of The Cookbook Project, travels the world looking for ways to turn encounters with local food into ways to educate youth about nutrition.
 
Cowen Institute helps high schoolers advance
AdvanceNOLA aims to improve college readiness through the work of graduate students working in four high schools.
 
Public-service intern pitches in to help girls
Senior Carolyn Doane works with ‘Girls on the Run,’ an organization that builds young girls’ self-esteem through physical activity.
 
A rare affliction and a medical first
Doctor successfully treats patient with both lupus and sickle cell disease. View the video.
 
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.

Going bald for a cause

Next month, more than 100 Tulane medical students and staff members will go bald in solidarity with pediatric cancer patients as part of the St. Baldrick's Foundation fundraiser. 

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Tulane medical students and staff annually shave their heads to support the St. Baldrick’s Foundation and its work on behalf of pediatric cancer. (Photo by Sally Asher)


January 24, 2012

Keith Brannon
kbrannon@tulane.edu

More than 100 Tulane medical students and staff members will go bald in solidarity with pediatric cancer patients next month in one of the area’s largest head-shaving fundraisers for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, a national volunteer-driven charity that funds research to cure childhood cancers. More...

 

 

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