Conference Scholarships

To view previous scholarship recipients, visit our Scholarships page.

IAHCSMM Foundation Conference ScholarshipFoundation Logo

The IAHCSMM Foundation will be providing five scholarships for the 2019 IAHCSMM Annual Conference and Expo in Anaheim, California. The scholarships will cover registration fees and up to 4 nights of hotel accommodations.

To be eligible for the scholarships, applicants must:

  • Be employed in a Central Service or Materiel Management Department;
  • Provide demonstrated commitment to continuing education and best practices;
  • Be a certified technician; and
  • Submit the scholarship application along with a letter of recommendation from a current supervisor/manager.

Applications for the 2019 Foundation Conference Scholarship were due by December 31, 2018.

2019 Recipients
  • Brittney Bruin, CRCST, Lead Tech - Fairbanks Memorial Hospital, North Pole, AK
  • Emily Davis, CRCST, CIS, Technician - Bassett Heatlhcare Network, Franklin, NY
  • Michelle Brown, CRCST, CER, CIS, Technician - Mercy Hospital of Joplin, Joplin, MO
  • Julie Dothager, CRCST, CER, Technician - Fayette County Hospital, Vandalia, IL
  • Ramon Hidalgo, CRCST, CHL, Supervisor - Banner Boswell Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ
2018 Recipients
  • Ann Briggs - Rockland and Bergen Surgery Center
  • Leticia Cruz - University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital
  • Mohammad Iqbal - Albany Medical Center South Clinical Campus
  • Jennifer Morrissey - University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
  • Bryan Potratz - SageWest Healthcare at Lander
 

 

Aesculap Conference Scholarship

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Aesculap is proud to fund IAHCSMM Conference Scholarships to promote the sterile processing profession, by providing educational funds for up to twelve individuals to attend the 2019 IAHCSMM Annual Conference & Expo in Anaheim, CA.  The scholarship covers registration fees up to $395.

Applications for the 2019 Aesculap Conference Scholarship were due by December 31, 2018.

2019 Recipients
  • Carla Banks-Jones, SP Educator – Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI
  • Marsha Barrick, CRCST, Technician – Benefis Health System, Great Falls, MT
  • Melissa Braun, CRCST, Technician – Northfield Hospital, Northfield, MN
  • Lisa Brown, CER, Technician – University of Virginia Health Systems, Charlottesville, VA
  • Karen Buettner, CRCST, Technician – Department of Veterans Affairs, St. Louis, MO
  • Brittany Gumbert, CRCST, OR Instrument Tech – Parkview Regional Medical Center, Ft. Wayne, IN
  • Kimberly James, CRCST, Technician – UMASS Memorial Medical Center, Worcester, MA
  • Kimberly Kirk, CRCST, CER, Technician – Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI
  • Shandra Obryant, CRCST, CIS, CHL, Central Sterile Manager – West Houston Medical Center, Houston, TX
  • Joseph Rooker, CRCST, CIS, CHL, Supervisor of Sterile Processing – UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport Medical Center, Williamsport, PA
  • Hanna Schroeder, CRCST, Sterile Processing Lead – Mercy Health Hospital and Medical Center, Janesville, WI
  • Matthew Winchester, CRCST, Manager – Mercy Hospital, St. Louis, MO
2018 Recipients
  • Adam Anderson - Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital
  • Hank Castro - Desert Springs Hospital
  • Tony Crear - VA Medical Center - Temple
  • Nicholas Finkbeiner - Spectrum Health
  • Alyssa Hopper - South County Health
  • Sharonn Jones - St. Christoher's Hospital for Children
  • Anthony Lavalle - UCSD Medical Center
  • Elizabeth O'Brien - Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Julie Spallino - Kindred Healthcare Flamingo
  • Chelsey Thompson - Renville County Hospital and Clinics
  • Robyn Thompson - Black Hills Surgical Hospital
  • Jim Zamboroski - Benefis Health System
 

 

Mobile Instrument Conference ScholarshipMobile

Mobile Instrument recognizes the importance of certification and continuing education in the sterile processing profession, and is providing Scholarships for up to 5 individuals to attend the 2019 IAHCSMM Annual Conference & Expo in Anaheim, CA. The scholarship covers registration fees and up to 4 nights of hotel accommodations. Transportation and other expenses not included.

Applications for the 2019 Mobile Instrument Conference Scholarship were due by December 31, 2018.

2019 Recipients
  • Jennifer Barnickel, SP Manager - Presence St. Joseph Medical Center, Joliet, IL
  • Jesse Caffey, SP Shift Supervisor - University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Galveston, TX
  • Chris Dodd, CSSD Supervisor - Fairview Southdale Hospital, Edina, MN
  • Beverly Hawkins, SPD Lead Tech - UTH East Texas, Tyler, TX
  • Nick McCoy, Training & Development Specialist - Spectrum Health, Grand Rapids, MI

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