Nufactor FFF Specialty Pharmacy Announces 2009 Recipients of The Eric Dostie Memorial College Scholarship
Press Release for August 10, 2009 – Download
Hemophilia scholarship established by FFF Enterprises’ chief executive officer Patrick M. Schmidt offers higher education financial assistance to 10 students with a hemophilia disorder.
TEMECULA, Calif. August 10, 2009—Nufactor, the specialty pharmacy of FFF Enterprises, has announced the 10 recipients of the annual Eric Dostie Memorial College Scholarship. The scholarships are designated for students who either have hemophilia or a similar bleeding disorder or have a family member with such a condition. Students from across the nation were chosen based on scholastic achievement, community service and financial need.
“We are pleased to support a scholarship program that encourages students in the hemophilia community to pursue higher education,” said Patrick M. Schmidt, chief executive officer, FFF Enterprises, Inc. “It’s nice to read about the many hopes and aspirations these students have for their futures, and we are proud to assist them in realizing their higher education and career goals.”
The Eric Dostie Memorial College Scholarship was founded in 1994 to honor the memory of Eric Dostie, a young boy with hemophilia who died in 1994. Students must be citizens of the United States, and enrolled full time in an accredited two- or four-year college program.
The 2009 recipients were each awarded a scholarship of $1,000 to apply to education expenses. The students came from regions across the country, and have career aspirations that range from psychology, nursing and bioengineering to early childhood education and music. This year’s scholarship recipients include Michael Goldberg, from Indiana; Tejas Joshi, from Michigan; Kelly Seth, from Alabama; Christina Martin, from Maryland; Adam Millard, from Texas; Stephen Nicolosi, from Pennsylvania; Eric Shepard, from Ohio; Alison Stace-Naughton, from Wisconsin; Daniel Warren, from Virginia; and John Yunghans, from New Hampshire.
For more information about the Eric Dostie Memorial College Scholarship, visit www.Nufactor.com or call 800-323-6832 ext.1300.
About Nufactor FFF Specialty Pharmacy
FFF Enterprises, the nation’s largest plasma products distributor established Nufactor, its specialty pharmacy, in 1995, founded on the principles of responsibly listening and respectfully responding to healthcare consumers. Nufactor is dedicated to solving the chronic problems of affordability, availability and safety in disease state management for chronically ill patients. Nufactor is deeply committed to the philosophy of providing philanthropic support to the patient communities the company serves, including hemophilia, immune deficiencies and peripheral neuropathies, among others.
About FFF Enterprises, Inc.
FFF Enterprises, Inc., a privately held corporation, is the largest and most trusted distributor of plasma products, vaccines and other biopharmaceuticals in the U.S. Founded in 1988, FFF is celebrating its 21st year with more than a billion dollars in annual sales and a flawless safety track record. FFF’s Guaranteed Channel Integrity™ ensures that products are purchased only from the manufacturer and shipped only to licensed healthcare providers, protecting patients and manufacturers from counterfeit risks and pricing irregularities inherent in secondary and gray market channels. FFF’s proprietary technologies, Verified Electronic Pedigree™ and Lot-Track™, provide verification of this secure channel. FFF’s MyFluVaccine (www.MyFluVaccine.com) has revolutionized the flu marketplace, offering a dedicated flu vaccine supply, delivered to customers on the date of their choosing, and offering certainty in a volatile market segment. FFF’s ability to move rapidly in a dynamically changing marketplace allows the creation of new opportunities for customers through innovative vehicles for distribution.