Prevounce Well being, a number one supplier of distant care administration software program, gadgets, and companies, congratulates Dana Lofton, recipient of the third annual Prevounce Preventive Well being Undergraduate Scholarship.
The Prevounce Preventative Health Undergraduate Scholarship was open to college students coming into or already established in an accredited, U.S.-based undergraduate program who’re pursuing a profession in healthcare. Lofton is initially from Atlanta and now attends Louisiana State College the place she is pursuing a profession in veterinary drugs.
Q: How did you develop an curiosity in healthcare?
Dana Lofton: My curiosity in healthcare grew from my love of animals and serving to individuals. My curiosity in veterinary drugs additionally stems from my private experiences with pets and the publicity to the sector I’ve had via volunteering, internships, and academic applications. Despite the fact that I am not established in my profession, I’ve already had the privilege to work with animals.
Q: What do you want about healthcare?
DL: I just like the inclusivity of healthcare and the way it’s designed to assist everybody all over the world. Rising up in a small city and having had animals virtually all my life, I’ve seen lots of the struggles they need to endure. Seeing strays on the road and at occasions not having a lot to deal with my very own animals pushes me more durable to acquire my diploma. Animals are silent, so I wish to be a voice for them.
Q: What are your profession ambitions in healthcare?
DL: Within the brief time period, I might like to get extra expertise in veterinary drugs. Getting my diploma will assist me get lots of this expertise. I wish to see and be taught extra and be mentored extra about quite a lot of animals alongside my journey to changing into a veterinarian. With the ability to deal with one thing somebody loves is a good accomplishment. Figuring out I might have that duty as a veterinarian pushes me towards my desired profession.
Long run, I wish to have my very own follow the place I will help an array of various animals, from exotics to small animals. I might primarily wish to give attention to working in a smaller communities that won’t have entry to a veterinarian. I might wish to ultimately have a number of practices across the nation as soon as I develop into established. I can hopefully assist so many animals in my very own metropolis and cities all over the world. I wish to supply my assist to shelters and households that do not have the sources to deal with their very own.
Q: How will receiving the scholarship assist with reaching your tutorial and/or skilled targets?
DL: Successful the scholarship is a good honor, and it’ll actually assist me with my undergraduate research. Lots of people battle with funds in relation to college, and I’m no completely different. Receiving the scholarship will take off among the burden of worrying about how I’ll pay for my schooling and the pursuit of my diploma.