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New England HIMSS Dvora Brodie Scholarship

Sponsored by the HIMSS New England Chapter

This scholarship will not be awarded this year.

The New England Chapter of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) is pleased to announce a scholarship for a student of healthcare informatics. Established and funded by the HIMSS New England Chapter in 2005, this scholarship is in honor of Dvora Brodie, a dedicated HIMSS member and HIT professional who died of ovarian cancer in 2003.

The amount of The New England HIMSS Dvora Brodie Scholarship is $5,000 and is given annually.

This scholarship is awarded to a HIMSS student member who exhibits excellence and future leadership potential in the healthcare information and management systems industry.


Applicants for The New England HIMSS Dvora Brodie Scholarship must fulfill these minimum requirements:

  • Applicant must be a member in good standing of HIMSS
  • Applicant must be a HIMSS Member
  • Applicant must be attending a school in New England, or originally be from the New England area
  • The primary occupation of the applicant at the time the scholarship is awarded must be that of a student in an accredited undergraduate, Masters, or PhD program related to the healthcare information management systems field. The specific degree program is not a critical factor, although it is expected that programs similar to those in industrial engineering, operations research, healthcare informatics, computer science and information systems, mathematics, quantitative programs in business administration and hospital administration will predominate.
  • Undergraduate applicants must be at least a first-term junior when the scholarship is awarded.
  • Previous Foundation Scholarship winners are ineligible.

2012 Scholarship Recipient

New England HIMSS Dvora Brodie Chapter Scholarship
Jodie Vilardi, MEd, BSN, RN-BC, Northeastern University


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