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January 29th, 2013 · Leave a Comment

#TheDonna Series: A Certified Cheerer and First Aid Captain

By Jason Pratt

Volunteer Shawn Gallup, member of Mayo Clinic’s nursing team

Volunteer Shawn Gallup, member of Mayo Clinic’s nursing team

Thousands are preparing to lace up their sneakers for the sixth annual 26.2 with Donna: The National Marathon to Finish Breast Cancer on Sunday, Feb. 17, and in doing so, supporting ongoing research at Mayo Clinic related to breast cancer. But it takes a lot of people to ensure the success of the marathon. Shawn Gallup, a member of Mayo Clinic’s nursing team, has pretty much done it all for the annual event. He’s been a certified cheerer, a first aid station captain, and a major part of the medical and critical care team. This year, though he’s not sure of what role he’ll have but he will be plenty busy before the event. As the new Chest Pain Coordinator on the Florida campus, he’ll be spending lots of time at the runner’s expo, Friday and Saturday at the Prime Osborne Convention Center, educating the community on cardiac disease. Read the rest of this entry »

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