University College of Osteopathic Medicine students awarded Jerry A.
Zinni, D.O., Memorial Scholarship
by Kevin M.
Jan. 17, 2008
Ohio University College of
Osteopathic Medicine recently announced the recipients of this
year’s Jerry A. Zinni, D.O., Memorial Scholarship. This year, the
four recipients of the scholarship were first-year medical student
Gurbinder Singh of Macedonia; second-year medical Crystal
(Woodside) Joyce of Seven Hills; third-year medical student
Timothy Neely of Ravenna; and fourth-year medical student
Sana Hasan of North Royalton. The scholarship, which is funded
by the Northeastern Ohio Healthcare Foundation, is a $10,000 award
given to each of the four medical students and may be used toward
the cost of tuition, room and board, textbooks and other educational
University College of Osteopathic Medicine is most grateful and
appreciative of the generous philanthropic support from the
Northeastern Ohio Healthcare Foundation over the past years,” said
Sharon Zimmerman, the college’s director of medical development and
executive director of alumni affairs. “This scholarship provides
needed support and assists the college in recruiting some of the
best and brightest students in
The Zinni Memorial Scholarship is
awarded to medical students from specific Northeastern Ohio counties
who meet the criteria for award.
The scholarship, which was
established in 2000, is named after Jerry A. Zinni, D.O., who in
1960 founded the not-for-profit Richmond Heights General Hospital
and was a leader and champion of the osteopathic medical profession.
The Northeastern Ohio Healthcare Foundation carries on an essential
part of the hospital’s original mission and Zinni’s vision — helping
disadvantaged patient populations, improving community health care
and furthering osteopathic medical education.