|[September 03, 2013]
HealthHelp Awards $1,000 Checks to Scholarship Recipients
HOUSTON --(Business Wire)--
HealthHelp's Vice President of Client Services, John Golden, presented
$1,000 checks to scholarship recipients, Brian Nyquist, Lauren Pinckney
and Kimberly Babicz. The scholarships were awarded on Wednesday, August
21st at Texas A&M HSC School of Rural and Public Health.
John Golden, Vice President of Client Services, with scholarship recipients, Lauren Pinckney, Kimberly Babicz, and Brian Nyquist (Photo: Business Wire)
The Health Policy and Management MPH Student Scholarship Fund is open to
current and incoming students of the college. The program is designed to
assist with making graduate school more affordable, so there will be
more public health trained professionals in the workforce. Generous
donations from businesses, alumni and individuals make the scholarship
During the scholarship presentation, John Golden inspired the students
with his story, which included earning a Bachelor of Science degree in
Business Administration, spending four years in the U.S. Army and
National Guard, then launching a successful career with 18 years of
progressive healthcare-related sales, management, and leadership roles.
He encouraged the students to keep up the hard work.
In addition to the scholarship awards, HealthHelp designed an internship
program that allows students to gain real life experience. The program
is rigorous and provides training that better prepares students for
success after graduation.
"Weare thrilled for the scholarship recipients," says John Golden, Vice
President of Client Services at HealthHelp. "In the future, these
students will be doing something every day to make a difference in
patient care, and we want to help make that possible."
Previous HealthHelp Intern, Robyn White, spoke with students about the
great work that she did in her internship with John Golden and the
Client Services Team. She was a student through A&M School of Rural and
"Robyn is an excellent example of an intern that took full advantage of
our program at HealthHelp," says Golden. "She took the real life
experiences that she gained as an intern, and leveraged that knowledge
to grow and make a difference in patient care."
Robyn did so well with her internship that she was offered a position
During the presentation, students were told about the upcoming
internship programs and encouraged to apply and consider a career with
"The group of scholarship recipients this year is outstanding," says
Golden. "We are excited for them as they continue their education and
make a difference for the healthcare industry and patients."
HealthHelp, a leader in specialty benefits management, generates
significant savings and return on investment for health care payers by
enhancing physician knowledge, improving quality of care, and reducing
unnecessary radiation exposure. Each of its programs addresses a
different aspect of radiology, cardiology, oncology, emergency
medicine, musculoskeletal, and sleep care. The clients of
Houston-based HealthHelp administer local, statewide, and national
health care plans across the country. For more information about
HealthHelp's programs, visit http://www.healthhelp.com/specialties/.
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