October 12, 2016 - ZOLL Announces Recipients of the 2016 ZOLL EMT Scholarship


Diane Egan
ZOLL Medical Corporation
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October 12, 2016—CHELMSFORD, MASS.—ZOLL® Medical Corporation, an Asahi Kasei Group company that manufactures medical devices and related software solutions, today announced 11 recipients of the first annual ZOLL EMT Scholarship Program.

This program awards medical education grants to EMTs and caregivers who have demonstrated a career commitment to the emergency medicine profession. The goal of the EMT Scholarship Program is to support the recipient’s education as they work toward paramedic certification.

The first recipients of the ZOLL EMT Scholarship Program are:

  • Nathan Boone, West Plains, Mo., EMT with South Howell County Ambulance
  • Travis Gosine, Franklin, N.H., EMT with Diluzio Ambulance Service
  • Anthony Hartzog, McKees Rocks, Pa., Advanced Patient Care Technician with UPMC Presbyterian Hospital
  • Megan Heckey, Overland Park, Kan., Medic/EMT with the United States Army
  • Kellen Holt, Indianapolis, Ind., EMT with St. Vincent Health
  • Mark Joseph Kennedy, Nauvoo, Ill., Firefighter/EMT with Nauvoo Fire Protection District & Ambulance
  • Margaret LoBianco, Muscatine, Iowa, EMT with MEDIC EMS
  • Matthew Melchiorre, Lancaster, Pa., EMT with the Tarrytown Volunteer Ambulance Corps
  • Lisa Reinert, Pewee Valley, Ky., EMT with Oldham County EMS
  • Elijah Strobel, Columbia, Mo., Firefighter/EMT with Boone County Fire Protection District,
  • Evan Spaulding, Columbia, Mo., EMT with the University of Missouri Ambulance Service

“These individuals have demonstrated their commitment and passion for the field of emergency medicine,” said A. Ernest Whiton, President of ZOLL Resuscitation. “With support from this scholarship program, they will advance their lifesaving skills and continue to make their communities a safer place.”

Applications for the 2017 ZOLL EMT Scholarship Program will open in January. For more information, visit www.zoll.com/emtscholarship.

About ZOLL Medical Corporation

ZOLL Medical Corporation, an Asahi Kasei Group Company, develops and markets medical devices and software solutions that help advance emergency care and save lives, while increasing clinical and operational efficiencies. With products for defibrillation and monitoring, circulation and CPR feedback, data management, therapeutic temperature management, and ventilation, ZOLL provides a comprehensive set of technologies that help clinicians, EMS and fire professionals, and lay rescuers treat victims needing resuscitation and acute critical care. For more information, visit www.zoll.com.

About Asahi Kasei

The Asahi Kasei Group is a diversified group of companies led by holding company Asahi Kasei Corp., with operations in the material, homes, and health care business sectors. Its health care operations include devices and systems for acute critical care, dialysis, therapeutic apheresis, transfusion, and manufacture of biotherapeutics, as well as pharmaceuticals and diagnostic reagents. With more than 30,000 employees around the world, the Asahi Kasei Group serves customers in more than 100 countries. For more information, visit www.asahi-kasei.co.jp/asahi/en/.

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