After studying public health and psychology at the University of Rochester, Nate came to the University of Maryland to continue work in behavioral and community health and to obtain an MPH degree. Nate has since completed his MPH and transitioned into the doctoral program in behavioral and community health at UMD. He is particularly interested in the motivations behind health behaviors and how person-to-person interactions affect these motivations and behaviors. His current work focuses on health promotion in organizational contexts. Nate enjoys participating in sports (especially wrestling), singing, and trying new foods.
Nate is often beatboxing as he walks around campus or the School of Public Health.