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September 23, 2002


MiniMed School to teach bioengineering
This fall’s MiniMedical School will feature scientists from the joint Emory-Georgia Tech biomedical engineering department, who will explain the latest advances made possible through the union of medical research and engineering technology.

The course is designed for the general public but also will be of interest and value to health care professionals, business persons, entrepreneurs and anyone interested in scientific breakthroughs.

MiniMedical School begins Oct. 1 and runs four consecutive Tuesdays from 7–9 p.m. Tuition is $80 ($68 for past MiniMed School graduates and Emory employees) and includes a textbook.

Registration is available online at or by calling the Center for Lifelong Learning at 404-727-6000.

Annual safety fair to be held at DUC
The Fire Safety and Crime Prevention of Community Services will host its annual Safety Fair on Tuesday, Oct. 8. Running from 10 a.m.–2p.m., the event will be held in the Coca-Cola Commons in the Dobbs Center.

For more information, contact Amanda Boor, director of fire safety, at 404-727-7378

Heart Walk team seeks walkers
Emory Healthcare (EHC) is sponsoring a team for the 2002 Atlanta American Heart Walk on Saturday, Nov. 16 at Turner Field and is seeking participants.

“Our goal this year is to recruit 1,850 participants for the Emory Healthcare team and raise $75,000,” said John Fox, Emory Hospitals CEO.

Participants of all ages are encouraged to take part in the 5K run/walk (3.1 miles).

For more information about joining the team, visit