Dave Lake has a PhD in physiology, is a licensed physical therapist and has lectured at Armstrong Atlantic State University on obesity and metabolic syndrome for a number of years. He recently became interested in local/sustainable agriculture, leading two panel discussions on the topic and presenting a lecture entitled “Is Our food Killing Us”. As the founding department head, and now a professor in Armstrong’s physical therapy program, Dave has presented more than 120 papers at national and international symposiums and has authored 15 peer-reviewed publications.