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John Carroll University has received $1 million from Medical Mutual of Ohio in support of the University’s Forever Carroll Campaign. The grant will be known as The Medical Mutual Opportunity Fund, which enhances the development of the University’s Pre-Health Professions Program for John Carroll students.  This fund helps position students for greater success in current and emerging healthcare careers. The fund also supports the John Carroll faculty in projects that foster program excellence, which will lead to healthcare internships. John Carroll considers itself a vital partner in preparing tomorrow’s health professionals who can serve the region and the world. The University’s Pre-Health Professions Program features partnerships with several institutions, including:
  • An early acceptance program with the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine.
  • An early acceptance program with Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine.
  • An accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing program agreement with Ursuline College.
  • A program with the Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University. Students spend three years at John Carroll majoring in biology followed by completion of the requirements for the Doctor of Nursing Practice degree at the Bolton School of Nursing.
  • An early assurance medical school entry program in collaboration with the University of Toledo College of Medicine.
About Medical Mutual of Ohio: Founded in 1934, Medical Mutual of Ohio is the oldest and largest health insurance company based in Ohio. For more than 80 years, the company has served customers with high-quality, affordable group and personal health insurance plans, and third-party administrative services to self-insured group customers. As a mutual health insurance company, Medical Mutual is unique in that it operates for the benefit of its members. Unlike publicly traded insurance companies that must maximize their financial return, Medical Mutual does not answer to stockholders or Wall Street analysts. For more information, visit the company’s award-winning Web site at Contact: Tonya Strong-Charles |  Executive Director of Media Relations | 216.397.1958 or