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L.A. Hollinger, M.D. Scholarship

The L.A. Hollinger, M.D. Scholarships were established to honor Dr. Hollinger's contributions as a physician, educator, and colleague. The scholarships promote his strong commitment to education with an emphasis on continually improving patient care and supporting future nurses and respiratory therapists. The Hollinger Scholarship Committee award a yearly scholarship to the Johnson County Community College Respiratory Care Program's "Student of the Year Award" recipient. Proceeds of this scholarship are to be used to pay for CRT and RRT certification and registration tests. The Hollinger Nursing Scholarship is awarded to those in the second year of a two year RN nursing program or in the final two years of an undergraduate BSN degree.

A one page essay is required. Details are listed in the link. Students need only to fill out the Trinity Lutheran School of Nursing Scholarship Application. No additional application is needed. The Trinity "personal statement" and the letters of recommendation will also be used in the consideration.

Dr. Hollinger received his medical degree, did his residency and was a fellow at Kansas University School of Medicine. In 1967 he joined the staff of Baptist Medical Center. Through the years, Dr. Hollinger made significant personal and professional contributions not only to Baptist Medical Center but to the community as well.

Among those accomplishments:

  • Founder and director of the Department of Pulmonary Medicine, 1967-1991
  • Founder and director of Johnson County Community College School of
    Respiratory Therapy, 1967-1991
  • President of Baptist Medical Center Medical Staff, 1978-1979
  • Vice-president of Medical Affairs at Baptist Medical Center, 1992-1993
    Awards:
    • Baptist Medical Center Physician of the Year, 1977
    • Baptist Medical Center Teacher of the Year, 1980 and 1986

It is our desire that the recipients of this scholarship continue Dr. Hollinger's spirit and dedication to the delivery of quality patient care.

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