Peter D. Rumm, MD, MPH, FACPM (USA Medical Corps Ret.) is a Veteran who currently directs several programs dealing with military exposures at the Dept. of Veteran Affairs.  He started his military career as an Army PFC and X-ray specialist then went on to medical school at the Medical College of Georgia where he served as the President of the Students for Community Involvement. He was later trained in both pediatrics and preventive medicine/public health and served as an Army medical department chief, health facility commander, theater epidemiologist and with several deployments.