John is a PhD student in Community & Behavioral Health Promotion. His education and career has focused mainly on physical activity, nutrition, and stress management, along with other factors that impact overall well-being. John has worked at Carroll University as a Health Sciences Instructor and Aurora Health Care as a Wellness Coordinator. Each of which has directed him towards the field of public health. While a specific topic has yet to be determined, the following are two potential areas that he would like to research: Social, cultural and environmental influences on individual health behavior change, ancestral health and the role it plays in addressing modern health issues.