The 15th annual Pediatrics Christmas Workshop, sponsored by Tulane Department of Pediatrics Infectious Disease staff, the Tulane University Police Department and Louisiana State Police, was held Dec. 13. TUPD officers donated more than 300 toys and 29 bicycles.
Santa is surrounded by love from bearded TUPD officers whose participation in the toy drive allowed them to grow beards during the month of December. From left to right: Officer J. Batiste, Lt. M. Trosclair, Captain A. Alonso, Deputy Chief J. Sullivan , Deputy Chief D. Saucier, Cpl. W. Miller. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano)
Dr. Russ Vandyke, far right, Tulane professor of clinical pediatrics, performs standard Christmas tunes in a bluegrass style with Hazel and the Delta Ramblers, from left, Larry Schlueter, Hazel Schlueter and Scott Kropog. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano)
Karen Craig, RN, MSN, right, talks to attendees before the toy giveaway. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano)