FAIRFIELD CA (May 20, 2019) Four Sailors received their Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine during the 2019 Commencement for the Touro University California on May 20.
These Sailors are recipients of the Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP) The Army, Navy, and Air Force offer a service scholarship to students who attend medical and dental school programs. If accepted, students receive full coverage of all tuition/fee charges as well as reimbursement of health insurance costs and other related school expenses.
Lt. Vanessa Brown, Nurse Corps Division Officer, assigned to Navy Recruiting District San Francisco conducts a recitation of the Commissioning Oath for the auditorium filled with faculty, friends, and family to see.
These four Sailors will continue on and complete a residency with Navy Medicine.
Lt. Larissa Brandenburg Residency Transitional Year at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center – Bethesda, MD
Lt. Seth Ching Residency General Surgery at Naval Medical Center – San Diego, CA
Lt. Nikolas Gutierrez Residency Family Medicine at Naval Hospital – Camp Pendleton, CA
Lt. Samuel Marthinsen Residency Internal Medicine at Naval Medical Center – San Diego, CA
For more information on Navy Recruiting Command, visit cnrc.navy.mil.
For more information on Navy Medical Careers https://www.navy.com/careers/medical