Scholarship Winners

Winners of the 2016 PCR Scholarship

The PCR would like to thank the Los Angeles chapter of the UOAA for their generous donation. With those funds applied towards the ostomy scope, we were able to award the following individuals this year.

1. Jolie Marshall: wound & ostomy: $1000
2. Melinda Henry: wound, ostomy, & continence: $ 1500
3. Emma Tyrell: ostomy: $ 500
4. Rhonda Walker: wound & ostomy: $ 1000
5. Beth Kivo: wound, ostomy, & continence: $ 1500
6. Megan Coletto: wound & ostomy: $ 1000
7. Cynthia Barbo: wound, ostomy, & continence: $ 1500
8. Sook-Hee Hwang: wound, ostomy, & continence:  1500

Recipient of the Gene Galindo Memorial Award 2016

Sandra Lee Hartman – the committee recommends that applicant Sandra Lee Hartman be awarded $400 for her proposal to present an education day for teaching comprehensive ostomy care to a target audience of personal care companions and nurses aides (also nurses). Her program was very well outlined with clear objectives, content, and evaluation.

Recipient of the Youth Rally Sponsorship 2016

Dee Walters

Winners of the 2015 PCR Scholarship

Cynthia Wilford pictureDavid BuffumZhanna Naroditskaya
1. Cynthia Wilford, wound, ostomy and continence: $1500.00
2. David Buffum, wound and ostomy: $1000.00
3. Zhanna Naroditskaya, wound: $500.00

Recipient of the Gene Galindo Memorial Award 2015

Melissa CooperThe Pacific Coast Region Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce that Melissa Cooper is the 2014 recipient of the Gene Galindo Memorial Award for their excellent proposals. Melissa’s proposal is to use the award funds to purchase ostomy supplies for Mission Hospice & Home Health charity patients using one ostomy product line and to personally fit and educate each patient.

Melissa has received $400.00 from the Gene Galindo Memorial fund to help achieve her goals of improving the lives of ostomates.

Congratulations to Melissa!


Previous Winners of the Gene Galindo Memorial Award

2013 – Janet Stoia Davis – Ostomy Clinic
2013 – Cynthia P. Shephard – PocketWOC
2012 – Donna Lehker, provide excess ostomy products indigent and homeless ostomates.
2012 – Zoe Mann, Community Ostomy Education Day for ostomates.
2012 – Judy Stasuk, enhance and grow the newly established local ostomy support group.

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