David Pomeranz was born and raised in Reno, Nevada under the nurturing and bold shadow of Mt. Rose of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. After a youth filled with family and friends as well as skiing and rock climbing and biking and backpacking, he left for the East and graduated from Cornell University with a degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering in 2004. David’s scientific endeavors have taken him from an engineering position working on the New York City Aqueduct system in Brooklyn to volunteering in hospitals in Boulder, Colorado. From a clinical and basic science research position in Reno studying Chronic Fatigue and other neuroimmune diseases to medical school at USC in Los Angeles training at LA County Hospital. From global health initiatives researching the community stigma of HIV in Bugembe, Uganda to a month working at the Kodiak Area Native Association tribal clinic in Alaska. His musical endeavors have involved bands at Cornell and New York City, along with solo musical endeavors on piano and acoustic guitar supported by grants from the Nevada Arts Council. His latest endeavor is the instrumental group Whale Fall in Los Angeles. David has also been involved in documentary film and specifically as the Vice President of Project Moonshine from it’s inception–aiding and contributing to Michael Albright’s innovative efforts for this impactful organization. Additionally, David is heavily involved in a documentary film on LA County Hospital USC’s Emergency Department that is currently in post-production. Lastly, David is a longtime volunteer and currently a Medical Development Adviser for the non-profit CoachArt–an organization that provides art, music, and athletic lessons to children with life-threatening and chronic disease.