Education/Scholarships

Susie M. Willett Endowment: This endowment was established to provide continuing education programs for emergency and critical care personnel to improve knowledge and skills.

Stephen W. Brown, M.D. School of Radiography Endowment: This endowment was established to provide scholarships for students at the School of Radiography at University Hospital, purchase supplies for the School of Radiography, finance educational projects affiliated with the School of Radiography, finance continuing education for the faculty of the School of Radiography, support scientific research and education in the care and treatment of cancer, and provide for guest lecturers for educational and scientific purposes concerning radiology and radiation oncology.

Phi Rho Sigma Lectureship Series Endowment: This endowment was established to support visiting lecturers in continuing medical education. Members of the medical community are invited to these medical seminars.

University Hospital School Nursing Alumnae Endowment: This endowment was established to provide nursing scholarships for continuing education for University Hospital staff nurses and individuals seeking a career opportunity in nursing at University Hospital.

Pastoral Care Educational Endowment: This endowment was established to provide educational opportunities for the Pastoral Care staff at University Hospital.

Rehabilitation Services Endowment: This endowment was established to support priority projects of the Rehabilitation Services Department. Funds will also be used to provide continuing education for staff, equipment and programs not covered in the annual operating or capital budget.

Lenn Bohannon Milford Endowment: This endowment was established in memory of Lenn Bohannon Milford and her courageous struggle against cancer, and honors the staff of the Harry W. Jernigan Jr. Cancer Center. This endowment will provide funds for continuing oncology education for staff members at University Hospital.

Ronald F. Galloway, M.D. Endowment: This endowment was established to honor Ronald F. Galloway, M.D., for 32 years of dedicated service at University Hospital in the field of cardiothoracic surgery, and will support continuing nursing education.

P. Burts Hart & Rubye Groover Endowment: This endowment provides scholarships for deserving nursing students, support continuing education and recertification of nurses as well as provide other educational needs of the nursing staff that is no longer offered by the hospital.

Case Management Endowment: This endowment was established to assist with priority needs of case managers. Funds may be used for continuing education, recertification, and projects which are not a part of the annual or capital budget.

Adele Reeves Key Endowment: This endowment was established to provide scholarships for deserving nursing students, to support continuing education and recertification of nurses, as well as to provide other educational needs of the nursing staff that are no longer provided by the hospital.

Morrison Health Care Intern Endowment: This endowment was established to provide funds in support of University Hospital’s nationally recognized Dietetic Intern Program.

Alice V. Carter Endowment: This endowment was established to assist with nursing education and re-certification to benefit employees of University Hospital.

Terry Drake, R.N. Endowment: This endowment was established in memory of Terry Drake, R.N. to provide for continuing education concerning infectious diseases and/or assistance for University Health System employees diagnosed with long term illness resulting from an infectious disease.

Antonio “Toni” Molini Endowment: This endowment was established in memory of Tony Molini, a respected nuclear medicine technologist at University Hospital, and will provide scholarship funds for rising senior nuclear medicine technology students to attend nuclear medicine or nuclear cardiology seminars and conferences, and will provide scholarships for study in the field of nuclear medicine technology.

Beatrice Hardy Morgan Endowment: This endowment was established to support continuing education needs for University Hospital staff employed in fields or assigned to departments where no other source of continuing education funds are available.

Nephrology Endowment: This endowment was established by Dr. Mark Smith to assist with education courses, seminars, certification exams, equipment and or environmental improvements to enhance Nephrology patients care and staff, speaker honorariums and reference materials.

Marilyn Bowcutt Nursing Education Endowment: This endowment was established to provide financial assistance to nurses for continuing professional education while employed at University Hospital and for general scholarship assistance to students engaged in undergraduate and graduate study in nursing in amounts of $1,000.00 or more as determined by a scholarship awards committee.

John and Patty Abshire Endowment: This endowment was established to support University Health Care System student nurses and nurse residency program participants to pay for expenses relating to study, including scholarships, passing the NCLEX and continuing education.

 For more information about University Health Care Foundation’s endowments or how to establish a new endowment, please contact University Health Care Foundation at 706-667-0030.