An endowed scholarship in honor of James R. Naibert, a retired family physician who practiced at The Corvallis Clinic’s Waverly Drive facility and the Immediate Care Center. His patients chose to recognize his efforts by establishing the scholarship for area students who demonstrate an interest in working in a health-related profession that involves direct patient care.
To be eligible, students must be a college sophomore or above in standing, and must have graduated from high school in Linn or Benton County, or must have been residing in Linn or Benton County for at least three years while working in a healthcare field with direct patient care.
2021 – Alexi Ismail, Anna Tang
Alexi (Lexi) Ismail
Second-time recipient of the Naibert Scholarship
Pharm. D. Candidate, 2022
OSU College of Pharmacy
“I just started my fourth and final year of pharmacy school, where I will rotate through eight different rotation sites to gain hands-on experience in the field. My first rotation is an ambulatory care pharmacy rotation at the Benton County Health Department, where we provide affordable healthcare services to underserved community members. This Winter, I plan to apply to postgraduate residency programs (following my post-graduate year 2 residency program). I also intend to work toward my board certification in ambulatory care pharmacy. Additionally, I would love to become board certified in diabetes management, as this is a particular area of interest of mine.”
Pharm. D. Candidate, 2023
OSU College of Pharmacy
“In the long-run, I hope to use my skills and knowledge as a pharmacist to address flaws in the heal care system and provide relief to underserved communities through my work and volunteerism… The wonderful thing about pharmacy is that I have the ability to build stronger and healthier communities by practicing cultural humility and motivational interviewing to produce better health outcomes for my patients. Additionally, I regularly volunteer at my local low-income clinic, Albany InReach Services, where I help care for the underserved population within the community.”
2020 – Alexi Ismail, Delanie Phillips
Alexi (Lexi) Ismail is one of the James R. Naibert, M.D., Healthcare Occupation Scholarship Awardees for 2020. She is a graduate of West Albany High School where she graduated as a Valedictorian. She spent some time at LBCC before transferring to OSU to study Mechanical Engineering. After graduation, she decided that she wanted to use her knowledge for the well-being of others and turned her career goals to healthcare. She is currently enrolled in the Doctor of Pharmacy program at OSU. She was intrigued by how pharmacists are such accessible healthcare providers and, in the future, she wants to make herself available to those for whom access to healthcare is a challenge. Her ultimate goal is to be an Ambulatory Care Pharmacist, a new program that allows pharmacists to take a more expanded role in the care of patients.
In her program at OSU, she has taken several leadership positions and is the President-Elect of the OSU Student Chapter Affiliate of the American Society of Health System Pharmacists/Oregon Society of Health System Pharmacists and is the Treasurer for the Chapter of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists. She is a member of the Apothecary Ball planning committee and volunteers as a member of the OSU Wellness Task Force.
Delanie Phillips is one of the James R. Naibert, M.D., Healthcare Occupation Scholarship Awardees for 2020. Delanie is currently enrolled in the Radiologic Science program at the Oregon Institute of Technology in Klamath Falls, Oregon, and is on track to graduate with her Bachelor’s Degree in June 2021. She will be spending her senior year on an unpaid Internship at Samaritan Lebanon Community Hospital building her experience in X-Rays in preparation for taking her certification test in 2021. Her ultimate goal is to cross-train in Mammography and Computed Tomography.
2019 – Delanie Phillips, Sarah West
2017 – Hayley Burgdorf
2016 – Erin Ortiz, Jordan Lewis
2015 – Karisa Boyce, Abigail Collins
2013 – Rachel Bee-Pac
2011 – Rachael Lee
2010 – Whitney Hawk
2009 – Benjamin Edmonds
2008 – Tiffany Phillips
2003 – Dustin Hawes
2002 – Jason Erk
2001 – Melissa Forme
2000 – Emily McIntosh
1999 – Carrie Petersen
1998 – Morgan Tyler
1997 – Rachel Throop
1996 – Ben Powers
1995 – Mauly Brinson