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Med Students Observe Movember for a Good Cause

The Oncology Interest Group led the School of Medicine (SOM) celebration of No Shave November, or Movember, to raise money for the Movember Foundation to increase awareness of men's health issues including prostate cancer, testicular cancer, mental health and suicide prevention.

December 03, 2018
Jesse Honig, Trevor Plumer, Shloimy Gold, Michael Frohlinger, and Charles White
Jesse Honig, Trevor Plumer, Shloimy Gold, Michael Frohlinger, and Charles White

The panel of judges comprised of Mary M. Petzke, Ph.D., assistant dean for medical student research and assistant professor of microbiology and immunology, Jan Geliebter, Ph.D., professor of microbiology and immunology, resident research coordinator in the Department of Otolaryngology and course director of medical microbiology, Matthew A. Pravetz, O.F.M., Ph.D., assistant dean for basic sciences and professor of cell biology and anatomy, and Libor Velíšek, M.D., Ph.D., professor of cell biology and anatomy, pediatrics, and neurology and director of the Accelerated Master’s and M.D./Ph.D. programs, declared Jess Honig, the winner. The event raised more than $460.