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RAMSCA Scholarship Recipients

2020 AMSCA Scholarships

AMSCA Endowment Award

In 2020, one application was received for the AMSCA Endowment Award. CPT Colin Casey applied for support for her dissertation research and defense during her final year of study for her Doctorate in Clinical Nutrition at the University of North Florida. The committee was pleased to award her $2000.

CPT Colin’s research will be focused on the determination of the best practices in diabetes medical nutrition therapy. She will be using registry data collected through the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Informatics Infrastructure in her research and will be analyzing Nutrition Care Process terminology.

AMSCA Family Grant Program

AMSCA made its first Family Grant Program Award in 2020 to Nicole Gorczyca, for $500, to help her with your education expenses for the Fall 2020 semester. Nicole is a pre-nursing major at Sonoma State University, CA. She is MAJ (Ret) Cynthia Gorczyca's neice.  We wish her every success.

2019 AMSCA Scholarships

We did not award the RAMSCA Endowment or Nannie Evans award in 2019. Unfortunately, there were no applicants.

2018 AMSCA Scholarships

Two AMSC officers attending graduate school pursuing their doctoral degrees applied for the endowment in 2018. Both were approved by the Committee and awarded $2000 each as requested.

MAJ Jennifer Mullins, a physical therapist, is attending the University of Kentucky and received the award to assist in her research. She is looking at the effects of dry needling on clinical and neurophysiological components of balance in individuals with chronic ankle instability due to previous ankle strains.

CPT Beatriz George, a dietitian studying at Michigan State University was given the award to assist in her research. She is investigating body image and eating behavior.

2017 AMSCA Scholarships

MAJ Brenda Bostillos received the first Nannie Evans Scholarship, which was established to support clinical research, education and or special projects undertaken by a 65C/dietitian. MAJ Bostillos applied for funding for a research project to investigate food insecurity within the Active Duty members and their families as well how this population employs coping and resource management strategies. MAJ Bostillos is Chief Education and Research Branch, Department of Nutritional Medicine at BAMC.

Unfortunately, only one application for AMSCA scholarships was received for 2017, so no other scholarships were awarded.  

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