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NEURODIVERSITY = WEAPONIZED AUTISM

fQBhujJ10 years ago Ari Ne’eman of the Autistic Self-Advocacy Network stuck his fat face on Good Morning America to exalt the virtues of autism. Since then, autists have become an adorable public spectacle for America’s entertainment. America knew what repulsive freaks we were being, but wouldn’t admit it and patted us on the head as cheerleaders for the emerging identity politics of the left.

Barack Obama put Ari Ne’eman on the National Council on Disability, where he got nothing done except for being the autistic figurehead for neurodiversity. The movement that was formed in the early 1990s by “gender-fluid” autist Jim Sinclair has done nothing to improve the lives of people with autism. It has allowed autists to become unsuspecting tools of the pharmaceutical industry, mainstream media/entertainment and the institutional left. In effect, neurodiversity is weaponized autism.

Politicians, drug companies, the slush fund that is federal autism research – they all benefit from this sideshow of autists who play warriors for a non-existent civil rights movement. Meanwhile, children are literally losing their ability to speak thanks to vaccinations and the government continues to cover that up. Weaponized autism is as dangerous as ever.

At least, however, we can still celebrate one of the few cases of weaponized autism gone right, Exhibit A: 4Chan trolls capturing Shia Labeouf’s stupid anti-Trump “He Will Not Divide Us” flag.

Disturbing footage taken straight from Shia’s cuckshed.

Update: I hope Shia doesn’t kill himself. He makes such a great cartoon villain.

#Shadilay #PraiseKek #Freekekistan #SargonDabblesInDarkMagic #Thisiswhytrumpwon #HWNDU#hashtaghedonism

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Ari Ne’eman Helps Fellow Autistic Muppet Off The Short Bus at Sesame Street

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Ari Ne’eman, real-life Muppet with autism

Julia may be the first Muppet with autism to appear on Sesame Street, but the first Muppet with autism has been around long before the back of the short bus caught any PBS producer’s attention.

The first autistic Muppet was born 10 years ago, when a pimply teen with Asperger’s started a campaign against the NYU Child Study Center. It was not a campaign against the center’s interim director whoring herself out to the federal vaccine program to help it exonerate itself against the families of yet more children it permanently brain-damaged. Rather, the entire campaign was simply against NYU’s advertising related to autism because the ads had offended him. And thus the mainstream media’s own autistic Muppet was born in the baby face of the autistic feelings campaigner named Ari Ne’eman, who could be trotted out at any time to praise the virtues of autism and advocate censoring discussion of the disorder on the pretense of offensiveness. His most recent media appearance was to help fellow autistic Muppet Julia off the Magic Short Bus and into the impressionable minds of young Sesame Street viewers.

Like the Sesame Street Muppets, Ari Ne’eman’s simplistic role and nebbishy look never changed. The dull-but-soft-spoken, chubby-but-clean-cut face of the autism acceptance ideology known as neurodiversity remains as it had in the past with the same talking points and nothing new to offer. In this world of make-believe, autism is normal and there is nothing wrong. It would all be so great, if it weren’t all such a lie.

Julia, like Ari, represents a caricature of the fastest growing childhood neurological disorder in the country. Both send the message that autism is merely a case of social awkwardness as opposed to the debilitating lifelong disability that has robbed so many innocent children of their ability to speak by vaccination. Both send the message that people with autism can just “be themselves” and society and other people will just accept them, no matter how socially off-putting people with autism can be. And both ultimately give people with autism a cop-out excuse – use the mantle of autism to make people feel sorry for you and absolve yourself of any personal responsibility.

Julia and Ari do a disservice to everyone with autism – the really severe whose experiences are simply neglected, and the higher-functioning who are discouraged from taking personal responsibility for their behavior. But unlike Ari, the explanation for Julia can at least be partially explained by ratings.

No young child wants to watch a Muppet who can’t speak and has diarrhea 10 times a day, nor does any such child want to see some awkward Muppet getting bullied into fitting in by bigger, meaner Muppets. Balancing entertainment with reality in this instance is virtually impossible.

Mainstream media has no such excuse for trotting out its own autistic Muppet by the name of Ari Ne’eman for the last decade in order to paint a rosy, unrealistic portrayal of autism. Unlike the ratings-generated Julia, Ari is a Muppet used purely for purposes of spreading propaganda. There is virtually nothing about him that viewers would find genuinely appealing to watch.

WILLIAM SHATNER PLUGS AI, RIPS “SELF-ADVOCATES”

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William Shatner – the man, the legend himself – plugged Autism Investigated’s piece on Twitter that caught Forbes’ contributing Emily Willingham denying the existence of government research implicating mercury in vaccines as a cause of autism. He also slammed the Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN) and its opportunistic founder Ari Ne’eman for attacking other charities and then currying sympathy by playing victim.

It started with yet another hit piece by neurodiversity blogger Emily Willingham in Forbes Magazine, this time against President Trump for his acknowledgement of Autism Awareness Month and views of autism being caused by vaccines. William Shatner was not impressed:

What followed was a slew of vitriol directed at him by the online proponents of neurodiversity – the cancerous, social justice movement that preaches autism “acceptance” – egged on by Autistic Self-Advocacy Network (ASAN) founder Ari Ne’eeman. Unfortunately for Ne’eman and friends, Shatner didn’t take their attacks lying down. In particular, Shatner slammed Ne’eman’s group and movement for its tendency to play victim:

For the past decade, Ari Ne’eman and his group have received mostly positive media attention but little public scrutiny. No mainstream journalist or big name celebrity has taken on their movement directly. Without question, they were in for one hell of a surprise when William Shatner stepped up.

But even better: Shatner tweeted a link to Autism Investigated’s 2014 post which exposed Forbes journalist Emily Willingham’s omission of the existence of Centers for Disease Control data implicating mercury in vaccines as a cause of autism:

And for his tweets of truth, Shatner received a couple of warm and well-deserved thanks:

H/t: Jonathan Mitchell

Trump Imitates Autistic Self-Advocate Ari Ne’eman on Denying Autism is a Disability

The first autistic appointee to the National Council on Disability Ari Ne’eman has written that autism is not a disability:

We see the world in a different way than our neurotypical peers (neurotypical is a word in the autistic community meaning those of the majority neurology). This does not imply a defect, but merely a difference — one that we have just the same right to as those of a different race, nationality or religion.The belief was that anyone society labeled “disabled” could only go so far. Sadly, these misconceptions had the potential to become self-fulfilling prophecies. When the expectation is that people of a certain type can only reach so far, they are not provided with the same challenges and opportunities that educators give mainstreamed students….

We should recognize what diversity of neurology has contributed to the human race and what it can bring to the future. Difference is not disability and someday, I hope, the world will recognize that those who think in different ways should be welcomed.

Related:

Crooked Hillary Hijacks Autism to Smear Donald Trump

Neurodiversity is Social Justice Cancer

12-Year-Old Scientist Indicted for Vaccine-Autism Link Cover-Up

Obama appoints Ari Ne’eman to National Council on disabilities (Autism’s Gadfly blog)

Facebook Censors Milo Yiannopoulos For Condemning Transgender Genital Mutilation of Autistic People

Breitbart Tech editor, political provocateur and LGBTQ Nation‘s 2016 “Person of the Year” Milo Yiannopoulos has confirmed to Autism Investigated that a post of his condemning the transgender lobby’s targeting of autistic kids for genital mutilation has been censored by Facebook. A frequent critic of social justice movements like third-wave feminism and Black Lives Matter, Yiannopoulos slammed this disturbing new trend of abuse after it was glorified in the pages of The Atlantic and further encouraged by the usual suspects of the autism community’s own social justice movement: neurodiversity.

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Yiannopoulos’ censored Facebook post

Like the bizarre “fat acceptance” movement of third-wave feminism that seeks the normalize the obesity epidemic, the neurodiversity movement seeks to normalize autism – now the fastest growing neurological disability among children in the US. The primary instigators of this campaign are the Autistic Self-Advocacy Network (ASAN) and its appallingly dull founder Ari Ne’eman, who served as the first autistic member of the National Council on Disability under President Barack Obama.

Since leaving the council, Ne’eman has remained an autistic darling of the left: continuing to voice his fringe opinions on the platform of victimhood, grievance culture and political correctness that characterizes the feminist and Black Lives Matter movements criticized by Yiannopoulos. Such opinions of Ne’eman’s include accusing Donald Trump of suggesting autistic people should be dead when he said vaccines are linked to autism. Ne’eman has also opposed measures to stop autistic children from elopement and drowning by claiming that tracking devices used for such purposes are oppressive to autistic people with a tendency to elope. Given Ne’eman’s already twisted vision for the autism community, it would only be a matter of time before neurodiversity would join forces with the transgender lobby Yiannopoulos vocally opposes.

That trans-neurodiversity alliance formed last year on the heels of a terrible tragedy. Danielle Jacobs – a 24-year old woman with Asperger Syndrome in Arizona – committed suicide by cop after complaining that her doctor would not prescribe her testosterone for her desired gender “transformation.” Given her issues of aggression as further evidenced by her complaints of suffering “meltdowns” and a widely viewed video of her hitting herself, more testosterone was probably one of the last things she needed. Nonetheless, Ne’eman and associated LGBT groups pounced on her death with a joint statement, proclaiming:

Trans and gender nonconforming autistic people—and all transgender and gender nonconforming people—have have a right to:

make medical decisions and access affirming health care, including transition-related medical care and trans-competent services related to autism (boldface mine)

Ne’eman and friends assert that Jacobs and other “trans autistics” should just be allowed to go ahead with their plans of genital mutilation, castration and deformity, and that critics like Yiannopoulos are presumably just “ableist” and “transphobic.” Yet even though Ne’eman supports giving more testosterone to autistic people who if anything have extremely elevated levels of the hormone already, he has condemned lowering elevated testosterone levels found in autistic children. When he has, Ari Ne’eman was quick to point out that the drug used to lower their testosterone has also been used to chemically castrate sex offenders. Never mind that he has partnered with the trans lobby to actually castrate autistic people.

And now with the censorship of Yiannopoulos’ post that called out this horrific new form of abuse against autistic people, so has Facebook.

Crooked Hillary Swallows Sacked Autism Stats

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Despite Crooked Hillary Clinton saying “I believe in science” at the Democrat Convention, yet more information emerges confirming she does not. These days whenever someone invokes “science” to make a point, very rarely do they have any real scientific backing to their claims. A highly publicized UK survey used to allege autism prevalence was as high in adults as it is in children in order to disprove the autism epidemic has now been trashed by the same government that conducted it in the first place.

Despite being widely criticized for invalid methodology from the time it was released in 2009, Crooked Hillary Clinton cited the study as being informative as well as to justify the implementation of a similar survey in the US:

When the United Kingdom conducted an adult prevalence survey, they learned valuable information regarding the needs of adults on the autism spectrum that has helped them craft and improve services. Clinton will instruct the CDC to conduct the United States’ first-ever population level survey of adults on the autism spectrum.

That statement could have been borrowed from 2012 congressional testimony of Autistic “Self-Advocacy” Network’s (ASAN) Ari Ne’eman – a group comprised of both high-functioning and self-identifying “autistics” –  who asserted:

The United Kingdom in fact conducted that study and found a comparable rate of autism in adults as in children. We should be doing that here, and regardless of the result we would gain valuable information on supports for autistic adults.

Ne’eman’s group was among the organizations that advised Crooked Hillary’s campaign on autism policy. His group subscribes to “neurodiversity” – an emerging movement seeking to normalize autism while generally diverting blame towards society for autism’s problems. Key among such beliefs is that autism’s huge rise as a result of vaccination is not real and that autism was simply ignored in the past, a position happily legitimized by Crooked Hillary and her crooked, vaccine injury-denying campaign.

Ari Ne’eman has now announced plans to formally step down as head of ASAN in December, perhaps in anticipation of a cozy spot within Crooked Hillary’s administration should she be elected president. We must do all we can to ensure she does not win by voting for Donald Trump, who acknowledges that vaccines cause autism, pledges to end the autism epidemic and will Make America Great Again!

Neurodiversity Is Social Justice Cancer

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Editor’s Note: Sign the petition to block neurodiversity apologist Steve Silberman from speaking at the Autism Society of America conference.

Today’s political and academic climate is tainted by a new wave of “Social Justice Warriors” (SJWs) – far-left activists who shirk facts for emotion and who bully people they disagree with. Their weapon of choice? Political correctness.

There are third-wave feminists who exaggerate sexual assault statistics, who fabricate claims that men have higher wages than women and who advocate the killing of all white men. There is the Black Lives Matter movement which has proven itself to be a form of social justice cancer similar to feminism – advocating racially segregated dormitories and the murder of police officers (two of whom were actually murdered in New York City by a BLM supporter). But there is yet another incarnation of so-called “social justice” that has proven itself quite destructive despite catering to a smaller community: Neurodiversity.

Led primarily by Crooked Hillary-stooge Ari Ne’eman and his Autistic Self-Advocacy Network (ASAN), neurodiversity’s stooges (abbreviated “ND’s”) – among other things – engage in the following behavior:

-Shame parents of severely afflicted children for trying to help their children, even for trying to stop them from wandering off and drowning.

-Shame non-like-minded people with autism for voicing a desire to not have autism

-Claim autism is not bad and should not be treated or cured

-Suggest calculating the costs of caring for people with autism amounts to eugenics

-Deny an autism epidemic

-Deny autism is caused by vaccines and attack Republican nominee Donald Trump for making the case that it is (The covered up science shows that vaccines cause autism.)

Recently, people in Ari Ne’eman’s group protested a screening of the documentary film Vaxxed despite never having seen it and had the nerve to argue that people hosting the venue did not have a right to film them protesting. They further dismissed the film’s director on the basis that he has no medical license, yet members of ASAN can join and consider themselves “autistic” even if they have no real diagnosis – merely if they “self-identify” as such.

While ASAN and neurodiversity claim in principle that having autism is as inevitable as being black, in practice being “autistic” to them is essentially a choice. Not only does ASAN hardly represent the autism community, some of them do not represent it at all. Moreover, many neurodiversity “autistic” self-advocates appear to be disproportionately women – especially strange considering that there are far more men and boys diagnosed with autism than there are women and girls. These folks – Ari Ne’eman included – also identify as feminists. It is hardly surprising then that neurodiversity is intimately linked with other contemporary social justice cancers that are using political correctness to advance their destructive goals. At UMass Amherst, one student later nicknamed “Trigglypuff” for her viral YouTube outburst (see video below) repeatedly attempted to shout down invited speakers who were critical of feminism. As it turns out, Trigglypuff is also an ND who is opposed to an autism cure.

Even feminists who do not identify directly with the neurodiversity movement have trouble with free discourse of ideas specifically as they relate to autism and vaccines. One notorious feminist named Melody Hensley barred critical questioning of millionaire vaccine industrialist and virulent liar Paul Offit. Several years later, she hypocritically pined for sympathy by claiming she got PTSD from Twitter.

It is shameful to think that politicians are catering to these groups. Fortunately, one presidential candidate – presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump – does not give in to such nonsense. Autism Investigated wants an honest president who speaks his mind, who slams Crooked Hillary Clinton and her shameless abuse of the woman card, who rebukes Black Lives Matter by emphasizing that all lives matter and who acknowledges that autism is an epidemic caused by vaccination instead of taking autism policy advice from the likes of Ari Ne’eman. If elected, Donald Trump will be that president who will acknowledge these harmful social justice movements – whether they be feminists, Black Lives Matter or neurodiversity – for what they are:

Cancer.

 

AI ENDORSES DONALD TRUMP TO MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN

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Autism has become an epidemic. Twenty-five years ago, 35 years ago, you look at the statistics, not even close. It has gotten totally out of control.

I am totally in favor of vaccines. But I want smaller doses over a longer period of time. Because you take a baby in — and I’ve seen it — and I’ve seen it, and I had my children taken care of over a long period of time, over a two or three year period of time.

Same exact amount, but you take this little beautiful baby, and you pump — I mean, it looks just like it’s meant for a horse, not for a child, and we’ve had so many instances, people that work for me.

Just the other day, two years old, two and a half years old, a child, a beautiful child went to have the vaccine, and came back, and a week later got a tremendous fever, got very, very sick, now is autistic.

I only say it’s not — I’m in favor of vaccines, do them over a longer period of time, same amount.

But just in — in little sections. I think — and I think you’re going to have — I think you’re going to see a big impact on autism. – Donald Trump, GOP Presidential Debate, September 16, 2015

Like Dr. Ben Carson and many others, Autism Investigated is proud to endorse Donald J. Trump for President of the United States. Some candidates have expressed far weaker statements in favor of vaccine skepticism only to wilt under pressure, but not Trump. The Republican frontrunner has stood firm on his vaccination stance – one he has vocally expressed for years. And unlike any of the other candidates, he has refused to take money from the pharmaceutical industry.

Autism Investigated’s admiration for Trump is only amplified by the overwhelming adversity facing his campaign: loud boos by lobbyists at televised debates, routine lies by scavengers that call themselves journalists, rallies disrupted and shut down by violent extremists who physically attack both Trump supporters and the police – blame for which is not surprisingly cast on Trump. All these efforts backfired.

Now there is a plot within the GOP to deny Trump the nomination at the Republican National Convention even if he enters with the most delegates and votes of any candidate. That is what his two remaining rivals are desperately banking on.

Should Trump secure the nomination, he will face a ruthless opponent who will go as far as lying to relatives of Americans murdered overseas by terrorists. In the likely event she does not get indicted for her illegal email server of classified information before the general election, she will be whom Trump faces in the ongoing presidential race. She is rightfully viewed as dishonest and untrustworthy by two-thirds of the American people. That candidate is Hillary Clinton.

Like Hillary, officials of the federal vaccine program who hide vaccine dangers also have a major email scandal on their hands in which their private correspondence totally contradicts what they tell the public. And like many of Trump’s adversaries, Hillary is equally dishonest about vaccines as well as being horribly conflicted with the pharmaceutical industry. Last year, she tweeted:

The science is clear: The earth is round, the sky is blue, and #vaccineswork. Let’s protect all our kids. #GrandmothersKnowBest 

That is easy to say for someone who received one-third of all presidential campaign contributions from the pharmaceutical industry for that year, far more than any other candidate. Hillary’s highly touted autism plan also draws heavily from the ideology of autistic “self-advocate” Ari Ne’eman. The wackiness of Ne’eman has included denying autism has even increased, trying to deny services intended to prevent severely afflicted children from wandering off and drowning, and accusing a Harvard economist of “eugenics” for estimating the financial cost one case could incur to society over the course of a lifetime. Like Obama, Hillary is certain to rely on Ne’eman for advice about autism policy should she be elected. She will also protect the vaccine program and those running it from any repercussions; she even repeatedly lied that gun manufacturers are the only industry immune from litigation when in fact vaccine manufacturers are the only industry with immunity from personal injury lawsuits.

A Hillary presidency would be as big a negative as a Trump presidency would be a positive. We must all stand with Trump as he prepares to defeat Hillary and make this country a better place for all.

Dr. Gary Kompothecras Helps Canary Party Hijack Hearings

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Addendum: Click above image to enlarge.

By Jake Crosby

Above is a photo of Canary Party Chairman Mark Blaxill and President Jennifer Larson with chiropractor Dr. Gary Kompothecras of 1-800-Ask-Gary fame on a yacht in Sarasota, Florida on April 30th, 2013 where they were meeting with congressmen, including Committee on Oversight & Government Reform (COGR) Chairman Darrell Issa. Jennifer Larson, in no ambiguous terms, made it clear whom she and Blaxill had to thank for meetings with congressmen in the above Facebook photo of her, Blaxill and Dr. Kompothecras:

“Thank you Dr. Gary Kompothecras. Dr. Gary made these meetings possible.”

Yes, thank you  Dr. Gary for making it possible for Mark Blaxill to hijack the congressional hearings. Dr. Kompothecras has considerable political influence and in recent years has given vast amounts of money to Congressman Issa’s campaign for Congress and those of other congressmen. Dr. Kompothecras’ political pull was key to having Issa commit to holding hearings on autism causation and the vaccine program in 2012.

Unfortunately, Dr. Kompothecras was also key in destroying what he helped launch. At the 2012 AutismOne conference, Kompothecras spilled the news of the upcoming congressional hearing to Mark Blaxill, who then undermined that hearing with the help of lobbyist Beth Clay, interfered with scientist Dr. Brian Hooker testifying on CDC’s research fraud and caused autism epidemic deniers Ari Ne’eman and Michael John Carley to show up instead, much to Kompothecras’ dismay. He was so angry about Ne’eman’s presence at the hearing that when Ne’eman offered to shake his hand, Kompothecras replied:

“I’m not gonna shake your hand you fucking clown!”

I cringed when Dr. Kompothecras bragged about this to me after the hearing. Yet his anger at Ari Ne’eman’s testifying did not stop him from giving Mark Blaxill a friendly pat on the shoulder at the hearing, despite Blaxill’s role in enabling Ne’eman to testify by having the hearing topic changed to the catch-all “federal response” on autism.

The disturbing details of how Blaxill hijacked the hearing did not deter Dr. Kompothecras from developing closer ties to Blaxill and Canary Party Dr. Hooker was pressured into “working with” Mark Blaxill by Dr. Kompothecras who made Hooker fear being cut off from COGR if he didn’t cooperate with Canary Party. That was when Canary Party put out an action alert that – unlike what Canary Party’s president promised to Dr. Brian Hooker – did not specifically ask Congress to investigate the CDC’s scientific misconduct.

Despite the false promise made to Dr. Hooker by Canary Party President Jennifer Larson that the Canary Party action alert would ask for an investigation specifically into CDC research fraud, Dr. Brian Hooker told me who the real architect of the action alert was:

“It was Mark’s doing. I called him on it after the action alert came out”

And in contrast to Mark Blaxill later claiming that it was Issa who wanted the next hearing to be about the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (NVICP):

“He [Mark Blaxill] said that he was merely representing the consensus of the community and that the community wanted the NVICP hearing first,” said Hooker.

Also contradictory to Blaxill’s claim that the action alert represented the “consensus of the community” was the fact that the alert emphasized NVICP and led the community to ask Congressional COGR to investigate it. When asked to make a correction to the alert, Blaxill replied:

“What’s done is done.”

After Blaxill, Larson and Kompothecras’ April 30th, 2013 meeting with congressmen including COGR Chairman Issa, Jennifer Larson gave $40,000 to the Darrell Issa Victory Fund in May. This in turn was followed by Issa’s sitting on a panel at the AutismOne 2013 conference held later that same month. Mark Blaxill introduced that panel.

After emails turned up in September of that year revealing Mark Blaxill’s role in sabotaging the omnibus autism proceeding – that both Drs. Hooker and Kompothecras are petitioners in – Kompothecras dismissed Blaxill’s actions as being from years prior. Yet the following month, Mark Blaxill said in a podcast interview that he was unapologetic about anything he has done. Small wonder that Dr. Hooker said that October, “I feel very betrayed by Dr. Gary” and has not heard much from him in the past year.

Then the congressional committee cancelled the December-scheduled NVICP hearing, noting the topic picked by Canary Party was overly divisive. Yet even after that, as well as revelations about Blaxill’s role in throwing the omnibus and his concealed pharmaceutical connections, Dr. Kompothecras still supports him and Canary Party.

According to a reliable source, the NVICP hearing is tentatively scheduled for July 15th, 2014; with Dr. Kompothecras’ help, the Canary Party is still undermining the congressional hearings that were meant to be about CDC research misconduct. In the mean time, Kompothocras has been having some legal troubles that range from him being investigated by the Florida Bar, to being sued by State Farm Insurance, and he  is suing Allstate Insurance and Bloomberg News.

Jake Crosby is editor of Autism Investigated. He is a 2011 graduate of Brandeis University with a Bachelor of Arts in both History and Health: Science, Society and Policy and a 2013 graduate of The George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services with a Master of Public Health in Epidemiology. He currently attends the University of Texas School of Public Health where he is studying for a Ph.D. in Epidemiology.