Medsurant Health Announces First-ever Scholarship Winner For University Of Michigan School Of Kinesiology Students

WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., March 6, 2018 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Medsurant Health, the leading provider of outsourced Intraoperative Neurophysiologic Monitoring (IONM) services to hospitals and surgeons, recently announced the first-ever Barry Hertzberg Memorial Scholarship Winner for the University of Michigan School of Kinesiology.

In honor of his dedication to IONM and his unwavering support to his colleagues, the Barry Hertzberg Memorial Scholarship was created in 2016. It offers $2,500 to one student and is accessible over the next five years. It is a need-based scholarship for senior-level IONM students.

Recipient Astrid Swensen, from Boston, Massachussets, is a junior majoring in Movement Science in the IONM Program. "I am so happy and thankful for this scholarship!," Swensen says. "I look forward to helping IONM progress and expand, specifically through education."

IONM program students will take 12 credits in neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, neuroanesthesia, and a surgical neuromonitoring lab, plus nine credits of clinical rotations over the course of a year.  On average, students are eligible to take the Certification in Neurophysiologic Intraoperative Monitoring (CNIM) Exam to become credentialed neuromonitorists just a few months after graduating from the program.

"We are grateful to partner with the University of Michigan School of Kinesiology to offer this scholarship," says Jordan Klear, CEO, Medsurant. "It's very heartwarming and rewarding to be able to financially help a student attend this specialized cutting-edge IONM educational program that they normally may not have had the chance to do."

Learn more about the scholarship criteria here: www.kines.umich.edu/ionm, and stay tuned for next year's application in the Fall.

About Medsurant Health:

Medsurant Health is one of the leading national providers of outsourced Intraoperative Neurophysiologic Monitoring (IONM) services to hospitals and surgeons. Through continuing education, advanced practices and unsurpassed patient care, Medsurant works with surgeons to help mitigate any risk of surgical injury while also protecting patients and providing cost effective options to hospitals for any surgical procedure where neural structures are at risk. Through its commitment to quality and service and through its Joint Commission Accreditation, Medsurant provides the confidence needed for better outcomes. Medsurant is also proud to support the local communities in which they do business. Medsurant made the 2016 and 2017 Inc. 5000 list of America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies and was also named a 2017 Top Workplace winner by Philly.com. Learn more: http://medsuranthealth.com

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Media Contact: Jennifer Slobotkin, Medsurant Health, 2153601447, jennifer@sobycopr.com

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