Established as a tribute to Mrs. Leonard at the request of her husband, the award funds three annual scholarships totaling $10,000. Recipients are selected through an application process at each institution. Since 1994, more than 45 students in health care professions and their children have benefited from the financial support provided by the Myrtle Bahm Leonard Award and the legacy of her generous and caring spirit.
“Mrs. Leonard encouraged and respected the difficult steps that individuals must take to better their life situation. In today’s society, daycare is a major obstacle that must be overcome by many students, particularly those who are at the threshold of taking a positive step to improve their life.” – Mary Jo Baisch, former Perinatal Foundation Committee Chair
Thomas A. Leonard Memorial Lecture
The Thomas A. Leonard (TAL) Memorial Lecture is sponsored by the Perinatal Foundation and provides the honorarium for a nationally recognized speaker to attend the Annual Conference of the Wisconsin Association of Perinatal Care and present on an important topic of interest.
Dr. Frits Broekhuizen Perinatal Advocacy Fund
The Dr. Frits Broekhuizen Advocacy Fund was established in 2018 to promote advocacy in the healthcare field. This fund is currently being developed and we look forward to sharing more with you soon!
Tim Boehmer Education Fund
The Tim Boehmer Education Fund was established in 2018 with the intent to fund educational opportunities for professionals within the perinatal realm. This fund and its guidelines are currently being established and we look forward to sharing more with you soon!