Team spirit

Rams defensive end Tyoka Jackson shares a laugh with patients Mercedes (left) and Surrita Ivy at St. Louis Children’s Hospital. Jackson visited the Medical Campus to encourage African-American faculty and staff to donate blood at the Charles Drew Blood Drive Dec. 16. Jackson plans to work with Michael R. DeBaun, M.D., associate professor of pediatrics and biostatistics, and his team to increase awareness about sickle cell disease, the importance of donating blood and registering for bone marrow donations.

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