Dr. John Pellosie is residency trained in Preventive Medicine, has a Master in Public Health Degree, worked for the State of Florida Department of Health for nearly 20 years and had been Interim Director and Director of three County Health Departments within the State of Florida. Dr. Pellosie now sits as Chair of NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine's Department of Preventive Medicine, collaboratively identifying community need, prioritizing these needs and addressing the same, whether it be development of preventive outreach efforts and educationals or disaster planning and response had especially pointed out the growing needs within our community of our aging population. These unique opportunities are shared as often as possible within his educational presentations, conferences, and discussions; especially within our Preventive Medicine Residency Program.