Shaka Mitchell, J.D., adjunct instructor of Political Science, recently had a column published in US News & World Report. The column is entitled “Compensating Bone Marrow Donors Will Save Lives.” Mitchell is a 2001 alumnus of Belmont, an attorney and president of MoreMarrowDonors.org, a non-profit that provides scholarships, housing allowances and compensation to bone marrow donors who are matches for patients with various blood diseases. Click here to read the editorial.
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