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LPMSA Awards Scholarships - 9/5/2017 -

Lafayette Parish Medical Society Alliance Awards $8,000 Scholarship



L-R: Lauren Breaux, Community Foundation of Acadiana; Anne Thomas, LPMSA scholarship recipient; Kati Antill, LPMSA co-president; Dana Bishara, LPMSA co-president



L-R: Eric Guidry, Community Foundation of Acadiana; Dana Bishara, LPMSA co-president; Jeremy White, LPMSA scholarship recipient; Kati Antill, LPMSA co-president; Lauren Breaux, Community Foundation of Acadiana

Lafayette, LA Lafayette Parish Medical Society Alliance (LPMSA) awarded two scholarships to medical students from Lafayette. Jeremy White and Anne Thomas, both medical students with LSUHSC New Orleans School of Medicine, received a $4,000 scholarship each to assist with medical school.

White is wrapping up is second year at LSUHSC in New Orleans. He hopes to return to Lafayette and open his own medical practice. Hes a graduate of University of Louisiana at Lafayette and St. Thomas More Catholic High School.

Thomas is currently preparing for her fourth year of rotations and she is in the process of applying for her residency. Shes a graduate of Louisiana State University and St. Thomas More Catholic High School.

This scholarship is made possible by contributions from Lafayette Parish Medical Society Alliance members and aims to sustain the future of medicine in Lafayette Parish by providing scholarships to medical students. "It takes a little bit of the burden of having to worry about money so they can concentrate on school more, said Dana Bishara, co-president of LPMSA.

LPMSA is a nonprofit service organization of physicians and their spouses who are dedicated to advancing the health of Acadiana. The group is committed to promoting health education; supporting health-related charitable endeavors; encouraging participation of volunteers in activities that address health care needs; and extending health-related programs of the Lafayette Parish Medical Society.


 

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