Therese Zink is a family physician who has practiced in rural, urban and suburban settings in the Midwest. She is a professor in family medicine at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. She has volunteered in international settings throughout her career. Her writing has been published in medical and literary journals as well as anthologies. She has edited two collections and published a book of her own stories about doctoring. Her new fiction series--Dr. Ann McLannly Global Health Books explores global health work in international hot spots.