Greg Raspanti, MPH ('12)
Doctoral candidate Greg Raspanti received his MPH in Environmental Health at the UMD School of Public Health and his now pursuing his Ph.D. in Environmental Health and Toxicology and researching the impact of indoor air pollution in Nepal on lung cancer risk. Greg was drawn to public health because of his experience with the United States Peace Corps in Moldova. He serves as a teaching assistant for the Global Public Health Scholars program which trains undergraduate students from diverse majors throughout the University of Maryland. "Public Health is appealing to many students because it can relate to almost any other major -- whether you are in engineering, sociology, psychology, or education, you can have an impact on the health of communities," Greg says.