We are Proud to Announce the 2023
Scholarship Winners!

It’s an honor to provide scholarships to students living with GI conditions as they pursue their academic endeavors. The Salix Gastrointestinal Health Scholars Program recognizes students engaged in a wide range of educational pursuits with scholarships in four categories. The Salix Gastrointestinal Health Scholars Program would also like to commend all of this year's entrants and wish them continued success with their inspiring achievements.

The 2023 Salix Gastrointestinal Health Scholars Program recipients are:

Undergraduate Scholar Awards
  • Kate Paden, Colorado Springs, CO – Creighton University.
  • Alexander Myers, San Diego, CA – Northwestern University
  • Charlie Harker, Lebanon, OH, – University of Cincinnati
  • Lena Stoltzfus, Tucson, AZ – Haverford College
Graduate Scholar Awards
  • Kaitlyn Mi, Brentwood, TN – Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
  • Emmanuel Dean, Stone Mountain, GA – Morehouse School of Medicine
  • Caroline Casola, Orlando, FL – Washington University in St, Louis School of Law
  • Raina Levin, Jamaica Plain, – MA Boston University
Working Parent’s Scholar Award
  • Juanita Ramirez, Edinburg, TX – University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
  • Kimberly Sperry, Mesquite, TX – Texas Woman's University

Application Period:
Award winners announced:
Mid July 2024 CLOSED

“At Salix, we feel honored to play a small role in these students’ pursuit of higher education, and we look forward to seeing the result of their hard work in the near future.”

- Nicola Kayel
Sr. Vice President Marketing, Salix Pharmaceuticals