Raphael E. Cuomo is a Senior Research Associate at GHPi and a PhD Candidate in the Joint Doctoral Global Public Health Program at the UC San Diego and San Diego State University. He obtained a BS in Biology at Lafayette College and completed a medical education summer program at Yale University and a medical externship at the Cardiac Arrhythmia Center in the Washington Hospital Center. He also holds an MPH, with a concentration in Health Management and Policy, from SDSU. Raphael has also completed graduate coursework to obtain a Professional Certificate in Sustainability from Harvard University and he holds a certification in Public Health by the National Board of Public Health Examiners. Raphael has conducted public health research with several organizations, including the Institute for Behavioral and Community Health, Leidos, and the Worldwide Orphans Foundation.