2016 HOSA Hall of Fame Inductees

HOSA-Future Health Professionals  is pleased to unveil its new Hall of Fame. The HOSA Hall of Fame was created to honor and recognize individuals, companies, associations and government agencies who have rendered outstanding service to HOSA, health and biomedical science education and the health industry.  Members were inducted into the Hall of Fame during HOSA's 40th Anniversary Celebration at the 2016 International Leadership Conference Opening Session on June 22 at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel in Nashville, TN. 

The inaugural inductees of the HOSA Hall of Fame recognized three outstanding corporate partners – CVS Health, Deloitte and HCA-Hospital Corporation of America, for their significant contributions to HOSA over the last 40 years.  Partners presented at the Opening Session included: Ernie DuPont, Senior Director of Workforce Initiatives, CVS Health, represented by Charnetia Young, Manager of Workforce Programs; Dr. Bruce Green, Chief Federal Medical Officer, Deloitte, and Chair of the HOSA-100 National Advisory Council; and Jennifer Berres, Vice President of Talent Management, and Scott Waldrop, Director of Operations, for HCA-Hospital Corporation of America

Charnetia Young
CVS Health

Dr. Bruce Green

Jennifer Berres
 HCA-Hospital Corporation of America

Scott Waldrop
 HCA-Hospital Corporation
of America

Four outstanding associations were honored for their continued support and contributions to HOSA-Future Health Professionals:  ACTE-Health Science Division represented by Gina Riggs, President-Elect, Association for Career & Technical Education; National Technical Honor Society represented by Kate Allen, Chief Operating Officer; Health Professions Network represented by Lynn Brooks, Executive Director; and National Consortium for Health Science Education represented by Phyllis Johnson, Executive Committee Chair.

Gina Riggs
Kate Allen
Lynn Brooks
Health Professions Network
Phyllis Johnson

HOSA also recognized the Medical Reserve Corps represented by Captain Rob Tosatto, Director, Medical Reserve Corps; Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response representated by Don Boyce, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Emergency Management, Health & Human Services and the United States Public Health Service represented by Commander Thomas Pryor, Nurse Officer USPHS.  

CAPT Rob Tosatto
Medical Reserve Corps
Don Boyce
CMDR Thomas Pryor


The inagural HOSA Hall of Fame class also included Past HOSA, Inc. Board Chairmen, Past National Presidents; former Competitive Events Directors and Honorary Life Members.  View an entire list of Hall of Fame Inductees.  

HOSA is indebted to these individuals, corporate partners, associations and government agencies for their continued support of HOSA-Future Health Professionals and for the value they bring annually to the over 202,000 future health professionals.