“Wherever the art of medicine is loved, there is also a love of humanity.”—Hippocrates
It takes a special kind of person to offer a healing touch to someone suffering from a chronic or catastrophic disease. To nearly 4,000 individuals in Puerto Rico, that person is Enid Santiago-Aponte.
Born in New York City, Santiago arrived in Puerto Rico at the age of four, and was raised in her parents’ hometown of Florida –the last town on the island to be named a municipality. Santiago knew she wanted to be a pharmacist since she was in the seventh grade and in 1987, after graduating from the School of Pharmacy of the University of Puerto Rico’s Medical Sciences Campus in Río Piedras, she provided a government-required year of public service as a pharmacist to the Manatí Area Hospital.
“I met medical sales representatives on a daily basis,” Santiago says. “Two months before I completed my service, one of them suggested that I would be good in that field, and I went... Read More