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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.
 
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.
 
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.
 
Tulane Tops in Peace Corps Volunteerism
Ty Bryant, who served in Mozambique, will get her public health degree this year.
 
Making the Next Generation Heart Smart
Dr. Gerald Berenson believes heart-disease prevention should begin in childhood. View the video.
 
Drop-In Center Offers Safe Place for Area Youth
Social work grad Isabella Christodoulou reaches homeless and at-risk youth with “guerilla therapy.”

Wave rolls in donations for kids with cancer

A Tulane parent  has pledged to donate $10 for every Tulane Green Wave touchdown, $5 for every field goal and $10 for every interception during the upcoming football season to Tulane Cancer Center's Pediatric Oncology Patient Relief Fund. 

Maggie Edwards has a dream — a Green Dream, as she calls it. She wants to inspire the Tulane Green Wave football players to bring their A game this season while helping children with cancer. 

Edwards, mother of Tulane senior and Green Wave long snapper John Edwards, has pledged to donate $10 for every Tulane Green Wave touchdown, $5 for every field goal and $10 for every interception in the upcoming football season to Tulane Cancer Center’s Pediatric Oncology Patient Relief Fund.

She is going to bring a large poster to every home game on which she will display a running total of her personal commitment to date. “It’s been my experience that inspiration is contagious,” says Maggie Edwards, a breast cancer survivor who is proud and candid about the constant care she received from her son during her battle with the disease. More...

 

 

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