New USF Tillman Scholars want to pursue careers in medicine to help other veterans

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L to R: Tillman scholars Richard Mendez, Alicia Irvin and Anthony DeSantis.

Three University of South Florida students recently named 2013-14 Tillman Military Scholars all  aspire to become physicians and were selected for their service, leadership and academic excellence.

Richard Mendez, Alicia Irvin and Anthony DeSantis were among the 60 scholarship recipients nationwide announced by the Pat Tillman Foundation.  Mendez and Irvin are students in the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine’s Medical Science master’s program; DeSantis is a second-year MD student in the college.

Other Tillman scholarship winners at the Morsani College of Medicine include students  Josiah Hill, Grey Leonard and Ed Woodward.

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