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Friday, February 14, 2014

Stem Cell Research At Hospital Gets Financial Help

Stem Cell research at the Regional Hospital getting a boost with an 11 thousand dollar donation from Staff and students at the Saint John campus of the Community Centre.

The Working Together Committee at the Allied Health Education Centre raised the money in just four months.

Meantime, a grad from the  Community College's Respiratory Therapy programme has earned top marks. Beth Corkum of Quispamsis will receive the Trudell Gold Medal Award. She was among 377 people from across the country who wrote the exam.

She's now employed as a fulltime Respiratory Therapist at Cape Breton Regional Hospital but still plans to working towards her degree.

Corkum credits the smaller classes at the Community College for her success.