Undergrad major in physics, (switched to biophysics), medical school, family medicine, Masters in Public Health, and last 20 years in life insurance. Learned R on my own and have used it daily for last 7+ years.
About the picture; Its one of the Jan Leighton images. If he tells me to take it down I will. I was going to use an image of Melville's Ahab but when I came across this one for Rev. Malthus, I thought it even more appropriate for an epidemiologist, We're almost the same as demographers, right?
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