Media Contact: Stephanie Weaver TBC for MinuteClinic 410-986-1253 [email protected] MinuteClinic, Johnson & Johnson Family of Consumer Companies Announce Winners for Scholarships for Nurse Practitioners -$100,000 in Scholarship Money Awarded to Aspiring Nurse Practitioners And Doctors in Nursing Practice Throughout the United States- Woonsocket, RI, May 8, 2013— MinuteClinic, the walk-in medical clinics inside more than 640 select CVS/pharmacy stores in 25 states and the District of Columbia, and Johnson & Johnson Family of Consumer Companies announced the winners of 35 scholarships awarded to future nurse practitioners and doctors in nursing practice as part of the “Together We Care™” Nurse Practitioner Scholarship Program. The majority of the MinuteClinic and Johnson & Johnson Family of Consumer Companies “Together We Care™” scholarships are worth $2,500 a piece and provided to 30 students studying to be nurse practitioners through The Foundation of the International Scholarship and Tuition Services, Inc (ISTS). The scholarships help to cover tuition, books and academic fees for the 2013- 2014 academic year. In addition, five $5,000 scholarships have been awarded to doctors in nursing practice students. “Nurse practitioners are an important part of the MinuteClinic model as we grow and open 150 new clinics nationwide in 2013. As one of the nation’s largest employers of nurse practitioners, we support the education of men and women who are pursing their advanced nursing degrees,” said Angela Patterson, Chief Nurse Practitioner Officer for MinuteClinic. “These dedicated professionals play an essential role in helping to address the nation’s primary care shortage and make high quality, convenient and affordable health care services more accessible to the American public.” The 35 winners are in programs leading to licensure as an APRN or DNP with a family practice specialty or other special interest in community or public health at a national y accredited nurse practitioner master’s or doctor’s program. High academic performance and strong community involvement were also considered when reviewing the applications.
CVS/pharmacy customers helped raise money for the scholarships by purchasing select Johnson & Johnson Family of Consumer Companies products at any of the more than 7,000 CVS locations across the U.S. during the week of Jan. 6 - 12. For each product purchased, Johnson & Johnson Family of Consumer Companies donated 10 cents toward scholarships, up to $100,000. The winners are: Nurse Practitioner Scholarship: Tonia Ailsworth, Pine Bluff, AR, University of Central Arkansas Aissel Faquire, Miami, FL, Barry University Alexandria DeRose, Lancaster, PA, Penn State University Park Amanda Farrel , Shorewood, WI, Alverno College Amy Nylund, San Diego, CA, University of San Diego Arianna Muskatt, Flushing, NY, Long Island University – C W Post Campus Mary Bikowski, Fal s Church, VA, George Mason University, Donald Dissinger, Camp Hill, PA, Widener University – Harrisburg Campus Alisa Elliot, Sidney, OH, Wright State University – Main Campus Jennifer Durnik-Fitzgerald, New Haven, CT, Southern Connecticut State University John Stott, Deptford, NJ, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Katrin Moskowitz, Torrington, CT, Frontier School of Midwifery and Family Nursing Kel i Nelson, Stuart, FL, Herzing College Kel i Hardin, Swainsboro, GA, University of Alabama at Birmingham Corine Johnson, Selam, TX, The University of Texas Health Science Center at S Michael Bonsaver, Mesa, AZ, Grand Canyon University Michelle Tepper, Wading River, NY, Stony Brook University Margaret Witcher, Bristol, TN, King College Mary Vencil , Pinel as Park, FL, University of South Florida Michael Wilson, Coconut Creek, FL, Nova Southeastern University Nadia Elgoghail, New York, NY, Columbia University: School of Nursing Pedro Hayes, Rancho Cucamonga, CA, Azusa Pacific University Quyen Do, Cincinnati, OH, Kaplan University Robin Van Zandbergen, Orange City, IA, Briar Cliff University Sadie McErath, Chattanooga, TN, Frontier School of Midwifery and Family Nursing Racheal Shaddeau, Grandy, NC, East Carolina University Sheila DenOuden, Paramount, CA, Walden University Stephen Roskos, Col egevil e, PA, DeSales University Suzette Maynard, Middletown, OH, Otterbein College Taylor Ely, RHE, CA, Columbia University: School of Nursing Doctor of Nursing Scholarship: Prapis Jisook, Champagin, IL, Rush University Candice Baxendale, Moore, OK, Oklahoma City University
Amber Essman, Grove City, OH, Ohio State University – Main Campus Julie Schreiner, Agoura Hil s, CA, Duke University Karl While, Charlestown, SC, Medical University of South Carolina About MinuteClinic MinuteClinic is a division of CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS), the largest pharmacy health care provider in the United States. MinuteClinic launched the first retail medical clinics in the United States in 2000 and is the largest provider of retail clinics with more than 640 locations in 25 states and the District of Columbia. By creating a health care delivery model that responds to patient demand, MinuteClinic makes access to high-quality medical treatment easier for more Americans. National y, the company has provided care through more than 14 mil ion patient visits, with a 95% customer satisfaction rating. MinuteClinic is the only retail health care provider to receive three consecutive accreditations from The Joint Commission, the national evaluation and certifying agency for nearly 15,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States. For more information, visit www.MinuteClinic.com. About Johnson & Johnson Family of Consumer Companies The Johnson & Johnson Family of Consumer Companies is made up of the various consumer brands and divisions of Johnson & Johnson. Participating brands are as fol ows: AVEENO®, BAND-AID® brand, BENGAY®, CLEAN & CLEAR®, DESITIN®, Johnson & Johnson RED CROSS®, JOHNSON’S® Baby, LUBRIDERM®, NEOSPORIN® and RoC® are brands marketed by Johnson & Johnson Consumer Products Company Division of Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc. LISTERINE®, REMBRANDT®, ROGAINE®, TUCKS® and VISINE® are brands marketed by Johnson & Johnson Healthcare Products Division of McNEIL-PPC, Inc. CAREFREE®, STAYFREE® and K- Y® Brand are brands marketed by McNEIL- PPC, Inc. LACTAID®, NECTRESSE™, SPLENDA® and VIACTIV® are brands marketed by McNeil Nutritionals, LLC. NEUTROGENA® is a brand marketed by Neutrogena Corporation. TYLENOL®, SUDAFED® and ZYRTEC® are brands marketed by McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division of McNEIL-PPC, Inc. ONETOUCH® is a brand marketed by LifeScan, Inc.
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