Congratulations to Medical Laboratory Science senior, Caitlin Pizarro! Caitlin has earned numerous scholarships and grants, the latest of which are the Regina Welch Scholarship and the Bill Sweger Memorial Grant from the Keystone Point of Care Coordinators (KEYPOCC).

Caitlin, the inaugural recipient of the Regina Welch Scholarship, applied through Stevenson University’s Office of Financial Aid. Both the KEYPOCC and the Welch Scholarships have requirements specifying that the recipient be a Medical Laboratory Science major, be enrolled full-time and meet specific GPA requirements. Caitlin is pictured above (right) with Jeanne Mumford, President of the Keystone Point of Care Coordinators when she was awarded her grant.

Medical Laboratory Professionals are in high demand due to a severe shortage of practitioners. This means higher salaries and many job opportunities. Click here to learn more about the profession and the Medical Laboratory Science Program at Stevenson University. Click here to view A Life Saved. This poignant and moving story helps to demonstrate the active, vital role that laboratorians play every day in every lab in the country. It is our hope that the video inspires you to consider the important contributions you could make to your community and to healthcare by becoming a Medical Laboratory Scientist.