Barbra Levin, the executive director of NFMidatlantic, spoke to Dr. Glaser’s Genetics class about neurofibromatosis. NFMidatlantic is an organization dedicated to educating the public about neurofibromatosis, an autosomal dominant disorder. This is the third semester that Dr. Glaser’s class has had the opportunity to speak to Ms. Levin and each semester the class also speaks to an individual with neurofibromatosis over Skype. Neurofibromatosis causes tumors to form on nervous tissue and can occur anywhere in the body. The disorder can be very disfiguring as a result and can cause other serious complications....Click here to read more.
Erin Smith, class of 2006, will be heading to Nepal this January with the Acupuncture Relief Project. She graduated with a Master’s degree in acupuncture from the National College of Natural Medicine in Portland, Oregon. Erin has worked at the Blueberry Gardens Healing Center in Ashton and feels that this trip to Nepal will be a great experience for personal growth. The Acupuncture Relief Project is a nonprofit organization that sends practitioners to work in clinics set up by the Nepalese government in remote villages. For more information check out the following link: http://m.gazette.net/article/20141112/news/141119757/1124/a-healing-touch-ashton-acupuncturist-headed-to-nepal&template=frontpageMobile...Click here to read more.
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