Greetings from Berkeley, California. Dr. Anton Titov, MD. We are with Dr. George A. Kaplan, PhD. He is Thomas Francis collegiate Emeritus Professor of Public Health at the School of Public Health and founder of the Center for Social epidemiology and population health, also at the University of Michigan. Dr. Kaplan is a graduate from Johns Hopkins University and Cornell University, where he obtained his graduate degree. George A. Kaplan, PhD, has taught at Stanford University. George A. Kaplan, PhD, was Chief of the Human Population Laboratory at the California Department of Health Sciences, where he directed the landmark Alameda County study. It is pioneering research that identified and quantified key socio-economic factors that affect human health. He became Professor of Epidemiology in the School of Public Health at the University of Michigan in 1997 and was Chair of the Department from 1997-2003. Professor Kaplan also is the founding and former Director of the Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health and the first Director of the Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholars Program at the University of Michigan. George A. Kaplan, PhD, has published extensively on the links between social divides and health divides. His work has been cited more than 18,000 times. George A. Kaplan, PhD, has been named a highly cited researcher by ISI. Dr. Kaplan was also the first public health scientist to be invited to address the Nobel Forum at the Karolinska Institute. Dr. Anton Titov, MD. Dr. Kaplan, thank you and welcome!