Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Bradley County Medical Center Host MASH Program

Sixteen high school students spent July 11-22 participating in the "Medical Applications of Science for Health" program.  The program is set up to allow high schools students to get a taste of the medical professions and encourage them to seek a career in some medical field.  Students from Warren, Hermitage and Rison took part.

Students taking part were:
Lakin Barber-Hermitage
Mickayla young-Rison
Katelyn Mason-Rison
Shelby Gardner-Warren
Cheyenne Burch-Hermitage
Hannah Taylor-Rison
Kaniyia Grant-Warren
Mary Lasiter-Warren
Kayla McDougald-Hermitage
Jaelle Morrison-Rison
Maria Castillo-Warren
Kelsey Berry-Rison
Anna-Katherine Wardlaw-Hermitage
Shelby Spruell-Rison
Neyleea Gonzalez-Warren
Alaina Glover-Warren

On Friday July, 22nd, the students, family members and Bradley County Hospital personnel gathered at the Brunson  Medical complex on Bragg Street to present all the students a certificate for completing the program and to watch a slide show depicting the activities of the two week event.

The following businesses and individuals helped sponsor the MASH activity:
Air Evac Lifeteam, Arkansas Attorney General's Office, Arkansas Department of Health Medical Reserve Corps, Arkansas Farm Bureau Federation, Arkansas Regional Organ Recovery Agency, Arkansas State Police, Armstrong Wood Products, BCMC Auxilliary, BCMC Employee Council, BCMC MASH Committee, BCMC MASH Volunteers, BCMC Physicians and staff, Bradley County Health Unit, Bradley County Hometown Health Coalition, Calvary Baptist Church, Cannon's Dry Cleaner's, Inc., Davita Dialysis, Donald W. Reynolds YMCA and staff, Dr. Donnie R. Bryant, Dr. Julie Bryant, Dr. Amanda Deel, Dr. Raymond Brown, jr., Dr. Michelle Weaver, First State Bank, Greater Delta Alliance for Health, Heather Perry, Jan Gorman, Johnny's Radiator, John B. Frazer, KCI Advanced Wound Solutions, Legacy Rehab, Marsh-George Clinic, Dr. Dichelle George, Potlatch Corporation, Radiology Associates, salineriverchronicle.com, SEARK College school of Respiratory Care, Smalling Eye Dr. Robert Smalling, South Arkansas Fights Aids, Specialty Eyecare of South AR, Dr. Barrett Brown, The Eagle Democrat, UAMS Center for Distance Health, UAMS Regional Programs, Union Bank & Trust Company, Valley Foods, Inc., Warren Animal Clinic, Warren Bank & Trust Company, Warren Police Department, Dr. Kara Worley and Wound Care Specialists.

Each of the students taking part expressed their appreciation for the opportunity and every one indicated they are looking at a career in medical care.  The two weeks were spent in classroom and lab settings and job shadowing medical professionals.
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