Jay Maddock, Ph.D., FAAHB is Professor and Director of the Office of Public Health Studies at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa and Luojia Chair Professor at Wuhan University. Professor Maddock has extensive experience in system, environmental and policy research to improve population level risk factors for chronic disease. Dr. Maddock chaired the state board of health and was a charter member of the NIH study section on Community-Level Health Promotion. He is an author of over 75 scientific articles. He is the Honorary Secretary for the Asia-Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health. His research has been featured in several national magazines including Eating Well, Prevention and Good Housekeeping.