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Sterile Processing Supplier-Funded Scholarships

IAHCSMM is pleased to partner with our vendor community to provide scholarship opportunities to our current and future members. Please select the scholarship that best suits your needs - whether educational or other, read through the criteria, and when applicable, simply apply directly with the participating vendor.

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Aesculap Conference ScholarshipAESCULAP

Aesculap has been proud to fund IAHCSMM Conference Scholarships to promote the sterile processing profession.

2020 Recipients
  • Tamara Black, CRCST, Technician - Marion General Hospital, Marion, IN
  • Deborah Breaker, CRCST, Team Facilitator-SPD - Bellin Health, Green Bay, WI
  • Amber Harrison, CRCST, Technician - Texas Health Resources – Denton Presby, Denton, TX
  • Terri Kielman, Technician - Aspirus Langlade Hospital, Antigo, WI
  • Tamara Lindsey, CRCST, Manager - CHI St. Joseph Health Regional, Bryan, TX
  • Stacey Marshall, MDR Technician - Bluewater Health, Sarnia, Ontario, Canada
  • Dan McNall, CRCST, Case Cart Technician - Children’s Hospitals and Clinics, Minneapolis, MN
  • Brittnay Randolph, Lead Sterile Processing Technician - Christus Ochsner St. Patrick Hospital, Lake Charles, LA
  • Jennifer Rice, Technician - BSMH Anderson Hospital, Cincinnati, OH
  • Gwen Sufka, CRCST, Surgical Instrument Specialist - Centra Care St. Cloud Hospital, St. Cloud, MN
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
2017 Recipients
  • Richaldi Barboza - Southdale Hospital
  • Robin Bentley - Viera Hospital
  • Carla Chambers - Wright Memorial Hospital
  • Lorianne Eriksen - Westmed Medical Group
  • Tina Frey - Northern Wyoming Surgery Center
  • Sarah Gullion - Boston Medical Center
  • Louanne Hausmann - Mann-Grandstaff VAMC
  • Pam Martin - Boundary Community Hospital
  • Emily Pollock - Harrison County Hospital
  • James Rutt - Minnesota Valley Surgery Center
  • Tosca Sweatt - Missouri Orthopaedic Institute
  • Sarah Wynkoop - Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital
2016 Recipients
  • Steven Arnold, Providence Portland Medical Center
  • Tula Bhandari, Pinnacle Health Harrisburg Hospital
  • Terry Braun, Southeast Health
  • Nilda Burgos, Nemours Alfred I DuPont Hospital for Children
  • Paul Byers, William Beaumont Army Medical Center
  • Victoria Creeks, Harris Health Systems
  • Ann Kobayashi, The Christ Hospital
  • Erin Ludlow, Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center
  • Carol O'Neal, Los Robles Hospital and medical Center
  • Monica Paramo, Banner Boswell Medical Center
  • Raquel Serrano-Garcia, Rio Grande Regional Hospital
  • Alison Sonstelie, Sanford Health