October 11, 2010

Winnick Family Scholarship Awarded to Theodora Wingert at UCLA School of Medicine

Posted in Philanthropy at 6:36 pm by philanthropynews

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB)- The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA has awarded the Winnick Family Scholarship for 2010-2011 to student Theodora Wingert, Class of 2012.

Said Dr. Gerald Levey, Vice Chancellor and Dean of the School of Medicine: “Theodora Wingert is a highly intelligent, motivated and empathetic young woman who has a clear focus on the career path she wishes to follow. We are certain she will be leader in the medical field and we are happy to make this grant to her.”

Said Winnick Family Foundation Founder, Gary Winnick: “Throughout her young life, Theodora Wingert has always excelled, finding time for community service – working as a volunteer in inner-city schools and hospitals in California, returning each summer to support genetics research at the University of Washington’s and Seattle Children’s Hospital. Theodora is currently her class representative for the UCLA Well-Being Initiative working on research in autism genetics as well as performing at the top of her class in the core science curriculum. We are proud to present this extraordinary young woman with this scholarship.”

(Read more via PR Web.)

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