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TILLMAN TUESDAY: Deployment Inspired Scholar Anthony DeSantis’ Pursuit of Medical Degree

Pat Tillman Foundation Communications   |   By Jill Walsh   |   February 9, 2016
Anthony DeSantis

Pat Tillman Foundation can’t fulfill its mission to empower military veterans and their spouses without the generosity of our supporters across the country. Nationwide, over 400 Tillman Scholars are striving to impact our country and communities through their studies in medicine, law, business, policy, science, education and the arts. Every “Tillman Tuesday,” we are committed to highlighting the individual impact of a Tillman Scholar, focusing on their success in school, career and community—all thanks to your support. This week we sat down with 2013 Tillman Scholar Anthony DeSantis, who was inspired to pursue his medical degree after serving four years with the United States Marine Corps, deploying to Fallujah in 2007 as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Anthony graduates from The University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine this spring and will begin his residency July 1. (more…)

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