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August 11, 2013  

Fitness and Fun: Aztlan 5K Benefits CDU Scholarships


CDU students, faculty and staff were a proud sponsor, participant and volunteer at the Aztlan 5K Classic Run/Walk held on Sunday, August 11, 2013 at East Los Angeles College.

The event provided an opportunity for the CDU Team to work on improving their own health while implementing the University’s mission of community engagement and introducing families in East Los Angeles to CDU.
Proceeds from the event benefited the Congressman Edward R. Roybal Endowed Scholarship Fund. The event created a bit of a campus buzz and friendly competition. We look forward to participating next year!


 
For more information, please contact:
  Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
Jessica Gelzer
jgelzer@griffinschein.com
323.892.2080 or 818.399.4088

 

 

 
 

About Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
CDU is a private, nonprofit, nonsectarian, minority-serving medical and health sciences institution.  Located in the Watts-Willowbrook area of South Los Angeles, CDU has graduated more than 550 medical doctors, 2,500 post-graduate physicians, more than 2,000 physician assistants and hundreds of other health professionals.  The only dually designated Historically Black Graduate Institution and Hispanic Serving Health Professions School in the U.S., CDU is recognized as a leader in translational and health inequities research, specifically with respect to heart disease, diabetes, cancer, mental health, and HIV/AIDS.  Recently, the CDU/UCLA medical program was named the “best performer” in the University of California System with respect to producing outstanding underrepresented minority physicians by the Greenlining Institute.  For more information, visit http://www.cdrewu.edu/ .

 
 

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www.cdrewu.edu

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