Testimonials

HOSA Graduate Becomes Physician

Bradley Miller, D.O. is the Director of Osteopathic Medical Education and Director of the Osteopathic Family Medicine Residency Program at The Williamsport Pennsylvania Hospital and Medical Center Family Medicine Residency Program. 

 

He sees patients in the office, teaches resident physicians who are training to become Family Medicine physicians, and participates in research projects in Family Medicine.  His curriculum assignments at the residency program include Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, International Medicine, and Addiction Medicine.

 

He is a leader in office-based treatment of heroin addiction and serves nationally as a consultant for physicians, hospitals and communities starting opiate addiction programs.  His current research interests are incorporating comprehensive substance abuse training into primary care curricula.  His interest in international medicine has included participation in medical expeditions to Tibetan Buddhist refugee colonies in central India.

 

Dr. Miller obtained his Bachelor's of Science degree at Juniata College where he served as the HOSA Chapter President. 

 

He graduated from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his residency in Family Medicine at Geisinger Medical Center.  He is board certified in Family Medicine by American Board of Family Medicine and the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians.  He is Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians and is a member of several national medical associations.

What Scholarship Recipients Tell Us

 “My sincere gratitude and appreciation goes out to you for awarding me with one of the PENN HOSA Scholarships.  HOSA has influenced my life in a way that words cannot describe!”   A.J.

 

 “The opportunity for me to compete and receive this Penn HOSA Scholarship has provided me with the knowledge and confidence to attain and focus on my future goal of becoming a nurse.”  K.G.

 

“My family and I are grateful for and appreciate the generosity that the PENN HOSA Foundation shows toward students wanting to excel.  I assure you that I will use this award in the most advantageous way to further my education in the medical field.” K.B.

 

“As a student in medical school and a former member of the Juniata College HOSA Chapter, I can assure you that the Penn HOSA Scholarship has come in handy; and I greatly appreciate the honor of receiving it.” J.E.

 

“The $2,000 scholarship that I was granted will help me to further pursue my career goal of being a neonatal nurse.  I will be an asset in the healthcare field.”  T.G.

 

“This scholarship means so much to me since I am extremely indigent. It is because of your generosity that I will be able to attend college.” B.P.

“I plan to attend the University of Scranton to major in biology as a pre-med student. Receiving this scholarship means more to me than just money for my education; receiving this scholarship was an immense honor.  I hope to offer my skills and knowledge to help others at the conclusion of my studies.” J.H.

 

“Thank you very much for your generous contribution toward my post-secondary education.  It is Foundations like yours that make my road to success easier and help to overcome financial obstacles.”  M.J.

Alexandra Evan Is pursuing her dream of becoming a pediatrician while she attends Drexel University. She’s allowing us to share her story, so you can see how your contribution is making a difference in her life and her entire family. Alex is the first to go to college, is the oldest among five children and is grateful for her hard-working parents (mom is a housekeeper and dad a driver) for encouraging her to realize her medical career.

 

Alex is an active church member at Casa de Dios y Puerta al Cielo translating her pastor’s sermons for non-Spanish speaking members and spends four hours every Sunday at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital’s Bone Marrow Transplant Unit. While in high-school, she was president of her high school’s Anti-Domestic Violence Club and carried a 4.1 GPA.

 

“My parents work hard every day to provide food, clothing and a roof over our heads and the last thing I wanted to do was put another strain on them. You’ve truly made an impact in my life. Your foundation is a blessing to me and my family!”               

Alexandra Evan, Scholarship Recipient 2018