LECOM Bradenton Students Awarded $5,000 Scholarships
Fatima Imtiaz and Brent Stottman honored at FOMA conference

A pair of LECOM Bradenton medical students received top honors at the Florida Osteopathic Medical Association’s 107th annual conference in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

LECOM Bradenton's Brent Stottman (OMS-III) and Fatima Imtiaz (OMS-III) received $5,000 scholarships at the FOMA conference in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

Third-year students Fatima Imtiaz and Brent Stottman were the recipients of $5,000 scholarships from the Osteopathic and Podiatric Foundation of Florida Hospital East Orlando.

Both students are completing core clinical rotations at the hospital. The Foundation Award is given to students who attend osteopathic medical schools in Florida "in recognition of exemplary academic achievement and leadership."

Scholarship candidates must submit two letters of recommendation, transcripts, a personal statement and curriculum vitae. The Florida Hospital East Orlando scholarship committee reviews all applications.

Jamie Melichar (OMS-II) was honored for her “leadership as Vice President of the FOMA student district society and dedication and commitment to the Foundations of the Osteopathic Profession.” She received a plaque and a $500 scholarship from FOMA.

Jeremy Bigham (OMS-II) received the Advocates for FOMA (AFOMA) $500 scholarship.

The conference culminated with the installation of Linda Delo, DO, of Port St. Lucie, FL, as FOMA's new president.

The Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine and LECOM School of Pharmacy offer innovative and affordable education in osteopathic medicine and pharmacy. From campuses in Erie, Pennsylvania, Greensburg, Pennsylvania and Bradenton, Florida, LECOM provides student-centered pathways to prepare the next generation of healthcare professionals. Prepare yourself for medicine as your life’s profession.

February 22, 2010
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