Group awards $40,000 in scholarships to Riverside County medical students
By Staff report
Eleven medical students received a total of 40,000 in scholarships thanks to the Riverside County Medical Association with financial support from the local medical community.
The winners are Kristin Coleman-Woodson, Ashlee Erskine, Aron Munson, Mark Hilado, Phung Vo, Veronica Scott, Mutahir Farhan, Ashlee Erskine, Michelle Epps, Jeremiah Bui and Deema Akari.
Scholarship recipients had to be residents of Riverside County who showed strong interest in returning to tot he county to practice medicine once their education and training is complete.
The scholarships were awarded Oct. 11 at the association’s 7th annual Medical Student Scholarship Fundraiser at the Riverside Convention Center.