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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, July 12, 2012

Contact: Angela L. Yu
Media Relations Manager
(518) 271-5045


TROY, NY - The Schools of Nursing at Albany Memorial Hospital and Samaritan Hospital have received a $6,600 gift from the MVMA (Mohawk Valley Medical Associates) Foundation to benefit scholarships for nursing students.

The funds will support scholarship awards to nursing students in need from the nine-county area covered by Mohawk Valley Medical Associates: Schenectady, Saratoga, Fulton, Montgomery, Warren, Washington, Albany, Rensselaer and Schoharie counties.

The MVMA (Mohawk Valley Medical Associates, Inc.) was founded in 1983 by a small group of community-minded physicians in Schenectady, New York. Today, the network has grown to more than 2,400 physicians in nine counties in New York State. The MVMA Foundation supports charitable organizations that engage in the promotion of health by delivering health care services or by providing public education to promote the health of individuals living in the community. For more information, please visit

Albany Memorial Hospital and Samaritan Hospital are members of Northeast Health, a regional, comprehensive not-for-profit network of health care, supportive housing and community services comprised of The Eddy, Albany Memorial Hospital, Samaritan Hospital and Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital. Northeast Health has joined Seton Health, a comprehensive, not-for-profit, integrated health care system anchored by St. Mary's Hospital in Troy, and St. Peter's Health Care Services to form St. Peter's Health Partners. For more information, please visit

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