Dr. Asrat Amnie received a Doctor of Education in Health Education (EdD, 2016) from Teachers College, Columbia University in the City of New York. He also graduated with a Master’s in Global Health (MPH, 2013) with Infectious Disease Concentration from Emory University. He is a Master Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES®), a nationally recognized designation for an advanced-level professional competence and experience in the field of health education and health promotion. Dr. Amnie is an International Medical Graduate with more than 20 years of experience in clinical and public health practice. He earned a Doctor of Medicine (MD, 1992) from Jimma University and graduated with a specialty in General Surgery (2002) from Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia—his country of origin. His recent published work and research interests focus on prevention of high-risk health behavior at individual, family, and community levels.