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Match Day 2014
Debra Howenstine, MD, assistant professor of family and community medicine at MU and medical director of the Columbia/Boone County Department of Public Health and Human Services, has her head shaved by Michael Mazdra, programmer for MU Health System, at the 2013 St. Baldrick's kick off event.


MU Medical Students Shave Heads to Raise Funds for Cancer Research


Kickoff event begins efforts which raises thousands for pediatric cancer

University of Missouri medical students will host a kick off event from noon to 1 p.m. Monday, March 31, 2014, at Acuff Gallery in MU’s medical school, for their St. Baldrick’s fundraiser to support childhood cancer research. The students will hold a raffle for the chance to shave the head of Mike McCullough, MD, an assistant professor of obstetrics, gynecology and women’s health in the MU School of Medicine. Raffle tickets will cost $1 each, or $4 for five.

The medical students’ St. Baldrick’s fundraising event will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, April 12, 2014, at Mojo’s, located at 1013 Park Avenue in Columbia, which will include games and activities for kids, live music, and dozens of others will have their heads shaved to support childhood cancer research. To view a video from last year’s event and to find a link to the donation page of the students’ St. Baldrick’s event this year, please visit http://medicine.missouri.edu/stbaldricks-2014/ .



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