The CPASS Foundation is a nonprofit whose mission is to introduce STEM health careers to Illinois grade, middle, high & college students who are traditionally underrepresented in these professions. Dr. Eric Whitaker is the Cofounder. He has an M.P.H. from Harvard T.H. Chan Scool of Public Health and an M.D. from University of Chicago' Pritzker School of Medicine. Dr. Whitake is dedicated to improving the opportunities for underserved students, as he once was himself.