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The Circle of Women’s Health Philanthropists

2022 Grant Proposals

November 3, 2022

Click on the videos below to learn about the grant proposals presented to The Circle of Women’s Health Philanthropists for funding consideration in 2022. For questions, contact Ashley Manning at 330.375.7524 or email

Medical Legal Partnership

Shannon Perkins, Ph.D., director, Behavioral Science; associate director, Summa Health Family Medicine Center


Improved Limited English Proficient Series

Naomi Alestock, practice manager, Women's Health Center, Summa Health System - Akron Campus


Dementia-friendly Hospital Through System-wide Education

Jennifer Drost, D.O., medical director, Geriatric Medicine; program director, Summa Health Geriatric Medicine Fellowship


Women's Employee Resource Group, Women's Inclusion and Respect Pilot

Iriel Hopkins, system director, Summa Health Community Relations and Diversity


Wheelchair Accessibility at Summa Health System - Akron Campus

Rob Crano, vice president, Summa Health Support Services


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