Edgar Diaz-Cruz, assistant professor of Pharmaceutical, Social and Administrative Sciences at Belmont College of Pharmacy, participated in the First Choice Festival at McGavock High School. The festival was an opportunity for parents and students to learn about elementary, middle and high school academies and options in the Nashville area.
Diaz-Cruz’ role was to showcase the Belmont College of Pharmacy partnership with Hillsboro High School in the Global Health and Science Academy. He also participated in the Hillsboro High School teacher externship that took place at Vanderbilt University. He talked to teachers about preparing students who have interest in pharmacy as their career. Jacqueline Woods was in charge of this program.