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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.
 
Upward Bound, revisited
Neuroscientist Monique Cola connects a service-learning course with Upward Bound, the program that gave her a boost to college years ago.
 
Photos: High honor for philanthropists
In honor of total giving to Tulane University of at least $1 million, 31 individuals and organizations are inducted into the Paul Tulane Society.
 
Students give year of service before med school
As part of the Tulane Accelerated Physician Training Program, juniors are giving back to New Orleans.
 
Auction Fund-raiser Features Sports Action
The Tulane Grads and Dads Auction, online through June 15, supports scholarships for student-athletes.
 
Malaria Vaccine Relies on Mosquito Bites
A new vaccine may break the cycle of transmission of a disease that kills nearly 800,000 people every year worldwide.

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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