LAMMICO recently awarded medical school scholarships to this past year’s incoming freshman class. For over 15 years, medical students have used funds awarded by LAMMICO to help defray tuition and other expenses at all of Louisiana’s medical schools.
We express our congratulations to the following recipients who have been honored for the 2016-2017 medical school year:
Tulane School of Medicine
Meaghan Doherty graduated from the University of Wisconsin–Madison with a bachelor of science degree in biology. The BAOJ Obe Weigt Manage, an open access journal, published her research article, “The Association between Screen Time and Weight Status in Hispanic Children” in 2015. In addition to her academic achievements, she has been involved with the Big Brothers Big Sisters organization, and volunteered in the outpatient center and emergency room at St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin.
Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport
Luke White graduated from Centenary College of Louisiana with a bachelor of science degree in biophysics and theoretical mathematics. His original research was presented by principal investigator at the International Society for Neurovascular Disease annual meeting in May 2015. White has been awarded numerous honors, including being named a Barry Goldwater Scholar Honorable Mention. He has also volunteered with the Pool of Siloam Medical Ministries.
Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans
Kevin Swan holds a bachelor of science degree in biochemistry from Washington State University and a master of science degree in pharmacology from Tulane University. He has volunteered with numerous organizations including Ground Guys, an organization providing companionship and assistance to Vietnam War veterans.