Statement on the arrest of Howell Donaldson III
Ultimate Medical Academy recently learned of the arrest of Howell Donaldson III. He was employed at UMA from February 13 to May 2, 2017 working in a customer support role. He was terminated for absenteeism. Per UMA hiring policy, Donaldson passed a background check prior to employment.
UMA has reached out to the Tampa Police Department to offer our assistance.
Like everyone in Tampa Bay, we are relieved to learn there has been an arrest in this case and our thoughts and prayers continue to be with the families of the victims.
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Ultimate Medical Academy is a nonprofit healthcare educational institution with a national presence. Headquartered in Tampa, Florida and founded in 1994, the school has more than 55,000 alumni and offers content-rich, interactive online courses to more than 14,000 students as well as hands-on training to hundreds of students. UMA students have access to academic advising, one-on-one tutoring, resume and interview coaching, job search assistance, technical support, and more. Additionally, UMA has three centers for Continuing Medical Education (CME) that provide ongoing training and professional development opportunities to medical practitioners nationwide. Each CME is individually accredited. UMA is institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES). The continuing medical education programs are not included within the institution’s grant of accreditation from ABHES.