I am a native of Philadelphia, PA. I have lived in 6 states and traveled to 13 countries. I am an international scholar and have presented papers and original research at conferences around the world. The overall themes of my undergraduate and graduate work are people, society and health. My undergraduate degree major was Sociology with a minor in Education. My advanced degrees are in Public Health with specializations in Community Health Education and Health Promotion. My online education experience includes various learning platforms including Blackboard, Webct, and D2L. Teaching experience includes community colleges and universities in Virginia, Florida, New Mexico and Pennsylvania. My hobbies are traveling, cooking and, exercising.