Huntington Hospital's vision - to be the leader in creating community
well-being through world-class health care delivered with kindness and
dignity - is brought to life by an outstanding team of nursing professionals,
clinical staff and dedicated employees, alongside our physician partners.
With the help of philanthropic donations, the hospital supports ongoing
education for our workforce. Recently, Huntington Hospital celebrated
twenty scholarship recipients who were selected because of the excellence,
integrity, compassion, and collaboration they demonstrate through the
exceptional care they provide patients every day.
“These scholarships were made possible by a generous donation from
Julie and Tom Condon, part of a five-year commitment to support nursing
education and professional development," said Jane Haderlein, senior
vice president, philanthropy & public relations, Huntington Hospital.
“Academic advancement has always been very important at our hospital,
and with these scholarships, we can support many more nurses as they strive
to advance their clinical knowledge and continually raise the bar in patient
The 2017 Condon Family Nursing Scholarships were awarded to: Kelli Castillo,
Lulu Castro, Ernestina Chua, Sandra Flores, Julia Grinblat, Monique Halabi,
Andreina Hernandez, Ernani Kashem, Terri Kolbach, Karen Luu, Lazar Michaels,
Perla Pena, Shwe Phyo, Robert Ryken, Kaoru Sakiyama, Monica Shima, Amy
Stadeli, Eric Tom, Eva Torres and Kathy Vardoulis.
Thanks to generous philanthropic support, an additional thirteen employees
were awarded annual scholarships from various community members and organizations,
further supporting Huntington Hospital healthcare professionals in their
ongoing education, training and career development.
Huntington Hospital nursing scholarships are one key piece of a multi-part
strategy included in the Nursing Strategic Plan, Magnet requirements and
the Institute of Medicine’s (IOM) directive to achieve a workforce
of baccalaureate prepared registered nurses at 80% or higher by 2020.
Condon Family Nursing Scholarship Recipients
Annual Scholarship Award Recipients