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 Tulane Empowers

Food as medicine
Things are cooking at the Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine where students are learning how to use food as medicine and teaching community members nutrition skills. View the video.
 
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.
 
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.
 
Water: The defining resource for the future
Developing strategies for managing waterways is the work of the Tulane Institute on Water Resources Law and Policy. View the video.
 
Auction Fund-raiser Features Sports Action
The Tulane Grads and Dads Auction, online through June 15, supports scholarships for student-athletes.
 
New Training for Community Health Workers
Program will train high school graduates to be health educators and advocates.

Professor’s gift propels science career for women

The Dr. Barbara S. Beckman Professorship in Pharmacology focuses on diversity and gives specific consideration to women scientists. 

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Pharmacology professor Barbara Beckman hopes the professorship she has created will encourage more women to take leadership roles within the basic sciences. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano)

 

August 1, 2012

Kirby Messinger
kmessing@tulane.edu

“As a faculty member and an alum, I really wanted to find the right things to support,” said Barbara Beckman, professor of pharmacology. She decided to create a professorship in the Department of Pharmacology that would encourage diversity and propel the careers of women scientists. More...

 

 

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