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Pride Bite: COM Student’s Hand-walking Skills on Display at Relay for Life to benefit American Cancer Society

Second-year medical student Ashwin Kalyandurg; Elaine Wallace, D.O., M.S., M.S., M.S., NSU-COM dean; Dayami Gomez, community manager, Relay For Life Florida Division American Cancer Society, Inc., and Debbi Cohn Steinkohl, M.H.S.A., assistant professor of family medicine and public health.

Ashwin Kalyandurg provides a demonstration of his hand-walking abilities for Elaine Wallace, D.O., NSU-COM dean.

Community service in action: Ashwin Kalyandurg, a second-year student in the College of Osteopathic Medicine, was recognized for his noble effort to walk on his hands for more than 10 hours during NSU’s annual Relay for Life event that benefits the American Cancer Society.

Kalyandurg, who performed this feat by walking on his hands in front of the quad in front of NSU’s Alvin Sherman Library, accomplished this quest to support the brother of one of his closest friends who in currently undergoing cancer treatment.

His efforts helped to raise $2000 for the American Cancer Society.