As a pediatric intensive care physician, Ralph treats children with life-threatening illnesses. He received his medical training at the University of California–San Fran- cisco and Children’s National Medical Center. He joined St. Vincent Children’s Hospital in 2003. Ralph is a published novelist as well as a musical composer and has performed original material throughout NE Wisconsin since 2006. He also is an honorary member of the therapeutic music group, Good for the Soul, featuring Johnny and Cassie.