Scott grew up as the fourth of five children in the small farming community of Fort Recovery, Ohio. He completed his B.S. in biology and exercise science with honors from Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. While in college he participated in cross country and worked with the adapted athletics program, coaching wheelchair rugby, handball, and swimming teams. It was through involvement with Campus Crusade for Christ and Athletes In Action that Scott developed a love for and commitment to the Lord.
Scott worked for three consecutive summers as a counselor and program assistant in Seattle, WA at SAMBICA, a Christian outdoor camp for kids. He also worked in Rome, GA at a pediatrics rehabilitation center before attending graduate school at Arcadia University in Philadelphia, PA. During his graduate studies Scott spent two months in Bundibugyo, Uganda working clinically and as a public health professional seeing pediatric, adult, and HIV/AIDS patients. In 2006 he obtained his master’s degree in public health and his master’s degree in medical science. He was awarded the Arcadia University Humanitarian Award for his commitment to the underserved both nationally and internationally. He was working for Johns Hopkins Bayview in Baltimore, MD in the emergency department as a physician assistant before he returned to Uganda for a six month stint in the fall of 2007, working with pediatric and HIV/AIDS patients, as well as helping with an Ebola outbreak that claimed over 30 lives.
Scott has long had a heart for service and commitment to meeting the needs of the underserved populations. By recognizing the work of God within himself, he has been able to better understand the need for love, compassion, and Christ all over the globe. He is skilled in and desires to help treat the basic medical needs of individuals, but he also has a strong interest in public health programs. His interest in teaching, particularly health education, couples with his desire to interact with people of all ages. He has a heart for children, and enjoys being involved with youth of all ages.
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