Anthony Kondracki is a fifth-year Maternal and Child Health doctoral student from Central Florida. He earned his MD at the Jagiellonian University College of Medicine in Krakow, Poland, and his MPH in Global Maternal and Child Health at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine in New Orleans, LA. Tony has worked for the Louisiana Department of Public Health, Division of Maternal and Child Health, on research projects on the prevalence of birth defects in the state of LA; he also worked as a house officer at Jagiellonian University Hospitals and Clinics and was a student trainee at the National Institute of Public Health and Hygiene Department of Toxicology and Environmental Epidemiology. His current research interests include reproductive epidemiology and toxicology, environmental exposures and adverse reproductive outcomes, preterm birth and infant mortality prevention, fetal origins of adult disease, health care disparities and cultural competency within MCH populations, and interdisciplinary research and practice. In his free time, Tony enjoys walking and riding his bike, reading, listening to music, cooking, going out with family and friends, traveling, and learning foreign languages. He also enjoys doing pro bono work in the clinics, hospitals and volunteering at any and all community charitable events while reaching out to populations to better understand health conditions, demographics and social issues.