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 Tulane Empowers

Journalist David Bornstein speaks about social innovation
A panel of local visionaries joins the NewDay speaker to answer questions after talking about their social innovation projects.
 
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.
 
Care in the line of fire
Trauma expert Dr. Norman McSwain led a course in combat casualty training for doctors and medics from 10 Latin American countries.
 
Program Plants Youth on Urban Tract
Blue Cross Blue Shield and Whole Foods sponsor Grow Dat Youth Farm, a project of Tulane City Center.
 
Tulane Tops in Peace Corps Volunteerism
Ty Bryant, who served in Mozambique, will get her public health degree this year.
 
Pro Bono Work Earns Top Award
Tulane Law School has been named Law School of the Year by the Pro Bono Project of Southeastern Louisiana.

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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