Five students named to the Mullins scholarship


The Good Samaritan Hospital Foundation is pleased to announce that five career health students have been awarded the Larry A. Mullins Scholarship for Health Care Education for the 2021-22 academic year.

Recipients include:

  • Abigail Reynders from Lebanon, Oregon, is pursuing an associate’s degree in applied science under the nursing program at Linn Benton Community College. Reynders is an employee of Samaritan Health Services.
  • Alexis Proteau of Albany, Oregon, is pursuing a doctorate in pharmaceutical science through the College of Pharmacy at Oregon State University. Proteau is an employee of Samaritan Health Services.
  • Chad ross Anchorage, Alaska, is pursuing a master’s degree in acupuncture and Chinese medicine through the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine.
  • London Randall from Albany, Ore., is a recent graduate of East Linn Christian Academy and plans to complete emergency medical education and allied health programs through Chemeketa Community College.
  • Sarah chatter from Flagstaff, Arizona, is studying for a Bachelor of Health Sciences and Public Health with a minor in Applied Native Studies at Northern Arizona University.

“These students have demonstrated a work ethic, academic achievement and purpose, and we are particularly pleased with their connection to Samaritan Health Services,” said Larry Mullins, DHA, selection committee chair . “We wish them every success and our sincere congratulations as they pursue rewarding and meaningful careers in the healthcare profession. “

The Mullins Fellowship was established in 2003 by the board of directors of Samaritan Health Services. It was created in honor of Dr. Mullins, former President and CEO of Samaritan Health Services, after completing his doctorate in healthcare administration from the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr Mullins retired in 2018, after a 25-year career with Samaritan.

The Good Samaritan Hospital Foundation administers the scholarship, with at least one $ 1,000 scholarship awarded each year from the fund.

Applicants must currently be pursuing undergraduate or graduate studies in a health care-related field. Mullins scholarships are available to individuals regardless of race, religion, national origin, sex, age, color, disability or marital status. Special consideration will be given to applicants currently employed in the health care field, members or veterans of the United States Army, and those who are prepared to work in Oregon or Arizona.

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