Podiatric medicine students awarded scholarships at Barry University
Jan 27, 2010
Miami Shores, Fla. – Shamir Bhikha and Lauren Karger, fourth year podiatric medical students at Barry University’s School of Podiatric Medicine, class of 2010, received the Podiatric Insurance Company of America (PICA) Group Scholarship Award for 2009.
Bhikha and Karger will each receive a $2,500 scholarship to defray tuition costs for their medical education at Barry through the generous support of PICA Group. The students were selected by Barry’s full-time podiatric clinical faculty based upon their excellent performance in third year clinical rotations this past academic year.
John Nelson, DPM, FACFAS, CWS, Interim Dean of the School of Podiatric Medicine indicated, “Student doctors Bhikha and Karger are most worthy and admirable awardees. They serve as fine role models for their classmates for their hard work and high level of clinical achievement. PICA is to be congratulated and gratefully thanked for all they are doing to support the future of podiatric medicine by recognizing quality podiatric medical students who soon will become fine podiatric physicians.”