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2013-05-13 08:28:57

NEW YORK, May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Star Career Academy students from the school's Long Island campus, will honor classmate Megan Reister, who had a failed kidney transplant at the age of 15 and family members who have survived kidney cancer, diabetes and hypertension when they participate as a sponsor in the Sixth Annual Long Island Kidney Walk on May 19 at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow, NY. "Star Career Academy's Dialysis Class of August 2013 will walk to find a cure for kidney...

2012-10-04 10:24:09

NEW YORK, Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Like many of her students, Jennifer Messmer is a career changer. She had been working as a hemodialysis nurse/transplant coordinator for a New York hospital before enduring several traumatic hand surgeries, which made it difficult for her to continue her career. "I saw an ad in the paper for a dialysis instructor at Star Career Academy, applied and was hired," she said. "One door closed and look what opened - a whole new world that I just fell in...