A global shot in the arm


John Deason
Brittany Latimer
College of Pharmacy students serve internationally as Frist Global Health Leaders
Student pharmacists John Deason and Brittany Latimer worked in Lusaka, Zambia during the summer of 2010 in Hope Through Healing Hands’ Frist Global Health Leaders Program.
Hope Through Healing Hands is a nonprofit, chaired by retired Sen. Bill Frist Sr., which promotes improved quality of life for citizens and communities around the world through enhanced health care.
The Frist Global Health Leaders Program allows young health professional students, residents and fellows the opportunity to serve and train abroad in underserved communities for up to one semester.
Latimer, from Charlotte, N.C., completed her undergraduate degree in pre-pharmacy in 2009 at Lipscomb and has three years' experience working at CVS Pharmacy.
Deason, from Nashville, completed his undergraduate degree in biology and chemistry at Middle Tennessee State University in 2008. He hopes to make his life’s work in medical missions.
To view Latimer's blog of her experiences click here.
To view Deacon's blog of his experiences click here.