Student Marathon Runners Award Medals to Pediatric Patients

Student Marathon Runners Award Medals to Pediatric Patients

Student Marathon Runners Award Medals to Pediatric Patients

This is the UofL School of Medicine's sixth year to participate in Medals4Mettle.

University of Louisville medical student runners marked the end of the Kentucky Derby Festival Marathon and the university’s sixth Medals4Mettle season by presenting their hard-earned medals to pediatric patient “running buddies.”

This year, 75 med students were paired with children being treated by UofL pediatric specialists. The patients range in age from 18 months to young adultand have been diagnosed with conditions such as brain cancer, bone cancer, hemophilia, leukemia and sickle cell disease. (read more)

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