Mike Toso is a Malaria Program Officer for HC3. He is a public health professional with more than 7 years experience in international development, 5 of which were devoted to health project design and implementation in the field. Prior to joining Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Center for Communication Programs and its HC3 project, Mike worked in Senegal as the President's Malaria Initiative liaison for the Stomping Out Malaria in Africa Peace Corps initiative. Prior to working in Senegal, Mike completed a masters in Community Health Education with Western Illinois University and the Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs Peace Corps Fellows program. While completing his masters, he completed a year-long internship with Southern Illinois Healthcare implementing a methamphetamine prevention grant for adolescents in Zeigler, Illinois. Mike served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Niger before grad school, his experiences there appear in the Peace Corps anthology, One Hand Does Not Catch A Buffalo’s final chapter, Sustainable Peace.