Abraham served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Maguu, Tanzania from 2004-2006. He taught physics and mathematics at St. Luise-Mbinga Girls’ Secondary School. During his service he served as sportsmaster and developed an affinity for Swahili riddles. Hailing from Oregon, he graduated with a B.S. in physics with honors, Summa Cum Laude, from Oregon State University. He has an M.D. from Cornell University.