Steve Auerbach, MD, MPH, FAAP, is a graduate of Columbia University's medical school and school of public health. He is on the executive board of the New York Metro Chapter of Physicians for a National Health Program (PNHP) and the Public Health Association of NYC (PHANYC), and has been an activist with the Healthcare for the 99% Working Group of Occupy Wall Street NYC General Assembly and other movement activities. He has worked as a pediatrician and public health doctor in several areas in the U.S. and abroad for over 20 years, and is co-author over 30 peer-review journal articles.