The Robinson Memorial Hospital Foundation is pleased to announce that the Dr. Howard B. Minott and Dr. Melodie Morgan-Minott Minorities in Healthcare Career Scholarship has been awarded to Shealanda M. Lewis, of Akron. Shealanda Lewis is currently enrolled at The University of Akron. She obtained an associate of science degree, cum laude, in medical assisting from Southern Ohio College. She is employed as a member of the medical support staff with Robinson Health Affiliates, Inc.
The Dr. Howard B. Minott and Dr. Melodie Morgan-Minott Minorities in Healthcare Career Scholarship is part of the Foundation’s “Minorities in Healthcare – A World of Opportunity” program at Robinson Memorial Hospital. The program was established to help address the ongoing need to recruit and retain qualified healthcare employees and the need to increase awareness of healthcare careers within the minority community.
The Minorities in Healthcare Career Scholarship was named for the Aurora couple who made a significant contribution to the program. Howard B. Minott, MD, practices with Physicians Urology in Ravenna and Melodie Morgan-Minott, MD, had practiced psychiatry in Kent.
“Melodie and I are pleased to encourage highly qualified minority students interested in a career in healthcare to consider working at Robinson Memorial Hospital,” Dr. Howard B. Minott said. “This scholarship is our way of giving to future generations and to the hospital that has meant so much to both of us.”