Morgenlander, O'Connor in sumo showdown to celebrate Heart Month

Monday, February 14, 2011

Joel Morgenlander, MD, professor of medicine (Neurology) and Chris O'Connor, MD, professor of medicine (Cardiology) and director of the Duke Heart Center, will be among the Duke physicians suiting up in inflatable sumo costumes to support the 2011 Heart Walk and cardiology research.

Catch their sumo showdown on Wed., Feb. 23rd from 11:30am to 1pm in the Searle Center. A $10 donation will get you a Subway sandwich, cholesterol and other health screenings, and chances to win door prizes (the first 200 to register for the event receive a free Duke Medicine Heart Walk t-shirt). Register by calling 1-888-ASK-DUKE.

Want to wear the sumo outfit yourself and wrestle a colleague? Raise $50 or more and you can enter the ring.