Philip Wohlrab is a serving medic in the Virginia Army National Guard, he earned the title Doc the hard way while on his two tours in Iraq serving as a line medic embedded in infantry companies then returned home to pursue his interests in disease prevention. He is a recent graduate with his Masters of Public Health from Liberty University. He currently serves as an instructor in combat medicine, basic lifesaving skills, advanced lifesaving skills (military), and is the NCOIC of the Field Sanitation program. He is also the coordinator for the medical readiness events program for the VAARNG. In his limited free time, he is an avid consumer of science fiction books and films. He has participated on the Homo Stellaris track at Tennessee Valley Interstellar Workshop and is considering ways that we can achieve being an interstellar species from the perspective of what future public health will need.