Ben Piper, MEM, MPH, joined Partnerships for Native Health at IREACH in March 2020 as a Research Coordinator. He has had the honor to work on global and environmental health issues for over 20 years. Although he is new to the WSU family, Ben lived and worked for five years in Kenya directing University of Washington (UW) HIV clinical trials and establishing an NGO, UW-Kenya, to administer UW projects. In addition to Kenya, Ben has lived a combined 15 years in Nepal, Belize, Denmark and the Czech Republic. At Yale University, he obtained a Masters of Public Health (MPH) and a Masters of Environmental Management (MEM) and researched the health effects of arsenic contamination of ground water in Bangladesh with UNICEF. In his free time, he enjoys dreaming up new places to explore around his newfound home of North Idaho.