George H. Karam, M.D., chief medical resident in 1981 and now head of the Internal Medicine Department at LSU Health Sciences Center in Baton Rouge, will present the 23rd annual Constance S. and James A. Pittman Lecture on Saturday, March 7, at 12:30 p.m.
Marc A. Nivet, Ed.D., MBA, chief diversity officer of the Association of American Medical Colleges, presented “Diversity and Inclusion in Academic Medicine: From Fairness to Excellence” at the Department of Medicine Grand Rounds on Wednesday, Jan. 21.
Thousands of patients with blood cancers like leukemia and lymphoma, sickle cell and other life-threatening diseases need bone marrow transplants and only 30 percent find matches within their families.
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New procedures have been implemented affecting travel to and from the affected areas — currently identified as Sierra Leone, Guinea or Liberia.