Spring Hill College Magis Medal Winners
Bryan Bertucci, MD (Spring Hill College ’72)
Bryan Bertucci, MD, has been practicing medicine for over 30 years in St. Bernard Parish, specializing in family medicine. Dr. Bertucci, a former board member and chief of staff at Chalmette Medical Center, has worked as a physician with the St. Bernard Community Health Center since its inception. He also has served as a board member and an affiliate member in an advisory capacity for the St. Bernard Parish Hospital Service District. He is the re-elected Coroner of St. Bernard Parish, where he served the community with distinction in the aftermath of Katrina. Dr. Bertucci served on the Hurricane Recovery Committee with the Department of Health and Human Services and was instrumental in acquiring land, a building, renovation funds, equipment, and personnel for a temporary medical clinic serving residents. Dr. Bertucci created a directory of physicians to allow displaced residents to locate their physicians, and he also contributed to research on the storm’s effects on residents, in terms of both physical and mental health. Dr. Bertucci partnered with Lady of the Lake and FEMA to secure money for building a hospital. He attended New Orleans Jesuit High School and received his Bachelor Degree from Spring Hill College.
Jennifer Scalici (Spring Hill College ’99)
Jennifer Scalici, MD, is a gynecologic oncologist at the Mitchell Cancer Institute who has a passion for treating women with gynecologic cancers. She is dedicated to improving outcomes for women facing cancer diagnoses and to advancing overall gynecologic care in the area. She seeks to educate others by making presentations to numerous civic organizations. She has been instrumental in growing the annual GO Run benefit which celebrates the success of her patients and families, raises awareness of gynecologic cancers, and develops funding for research in gynecologic oncology.
Ingrid Alvarado (Spring Hill College ’05)
Ingrid Alvarado is the National Director of Development for Leading Educators, an organization working to advance teachers’ leadership skills and opportunities across the United States to ensure all students have the opportunity to succeed in school and life. They partner with states, districts, charter management organizations and schools to maximize the leadership development of highly effective teachers to reach their vision of great teachers for all students. Ingrid is responsible for developing national relationships and securing multi-year investments for the organization’s sustainability. She also serves as a fundraising coach to regional executive directors in New Orleans, Kansas City, Memphis and Washington, DC. Before joining Leading Educators, Ingrid worked in development for over 10 years in the K-12 and higher education sectors. She received her B.A. and M.B.A. from Spring Hill College and is a Ph.D. candidate in Educational Leadership at the University of New Orleans. Originally from Belize, Ingrid now calls New Orleans home.