Friday, August 26, 2011

Gottlieb Auxiliary and Medical Staff Award College Scholarships

15 Area Students Each Receive $1,000

MELROSE PARK, Ill. – The auxiliary and medical staff of Gottlieb Memorial Hospital awarded annual scholarships of $1,000 each to 10 high school graduates of 2011 and five college students. A separate scholarship was awarded to Derek Rogaz of Chicago by Dilip Patel, MD, and his wife, Krishna Patel, MD, who both practice medicine at Gottlieb. Rogaz, a graduate of Guerin Prep High School is now attending Loyola majoring in pre-medicine. All students were selected on the basis of grades and interest in medical careers. Gottlieb 2011 High School Graduating Senior Scholarship Recipients: Miriam Cano of Bellwood, a graduate of Proviso West now at Triton College majoring in sonography. Nicholas Dawson of Bensenville, a graduate of Fenton now at the University of Kentucky majoring in pre-medicine. Audrey Del Giudice of Schiller Park at the University of Dayton majoring in pre-medicine. Samantha Ferguson of Darien now at Saint Xavier University majoring in nursing. Theresa Gonzales of Chicago now at Resurrection University majoring in nursing. Caitlin Hodes of Oak Park, a graduate of Oak Park-River Forest High School now at Tulane University majoring in biology. Royal Alyce Johnson of Melrose Park, a graduate of Proviso East now at Bradley University majoring in nursing. Mary Kasza of Chicago, a graduate of Guerin Prep High School, now at University of Illinois at Chicago majoring in pharmacy. Emma Lambert of Elmwood Park, a graduate of Elmwood Park High School now at the University of Illinois majoring in Medicine. Jessica Montero of Des Plaines now at Resurrection University majoring in nursing. Elizabeth Pasquini of Melrose Park, a graduate of Trinity High School now at Benedictine University/Midwestern University majoring in pharmacy. Anca Rascol of Schiller Park, a graduate of East Leyden High School now majoring in dentistry at an area college. Elizabeth Reed of Northlake, a graduate of West Leyden High School now at Bradley University majoring in physical therapy. Thomas Stein of Elmhurst, a graduate of Fenwick majoring in pre-medicine.

About Loyola University Health System

Loyola University Health System (LUHS) is part of Trinity Health. Based in the western suburbs of Chicago, LUHS is a quaternary care system with a 61-acre main medical center campus, the 36-acre Gottlieb Memorial Hospital campus and more than 30 primary and specialty care facilities in Cook, Will and DuPage counties. Loyola University Medical Center’s campus is conveniently located in Maywood, 13 miles west of Chicago’s Loop and 8 miles east of Oak Brook, Ill. At the heart of the medical center campus is a 559-licensed-bed hospital that houses a Level 1 Trauma Center, a Burn Center and the Ronald McDonald® Children's Hospital of Loyola University Medical Center. Also on campus are the Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center, Loyola Outpatient Center, Center for Heart & Vascular Medicine and Loyola Oral Health Center as well as Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing and the Loyola Center for Fitness. Loyola's Gottlieb campus in Melrose Park includes the 255-licensed-bed community hospital, the Professional Office Building housing 150 private practice clinics, the Adult Day Care, the Gottlieb Center for Fitness, Loyola Center for Metabolic Surgery and Bariatric Care and the Loyola Cancer Care & Research at the Marjorie G. Weinberg Cancer Center at Melrose Park.

Trinity Health is a national Catholic health system with an enduring legacy and a steadfast mission to be a transforming and healing presence within the communities we serve. Trinity is committed to being a people-centered health care system that enables better health, better care and lower costs. Trinity Health has 88 hospitals and hundreds of continuing care facilities, home care agencies and outpatient centers in 21 states and 119,000 employees.