Dr. Zhuo (Adam) Chen is Associate Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management, College of Public Health, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, USA; and Li Dak Sum Chair Professor in Health Economics, School of Economics, University of Nottingham, Ningbo China. He earned his Ph.D. in Economics and M.S. in Statistics from the Iowa State University. Before Dr. Chen joined the University of Georgia, he was a senior health economist with the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Dr. Chen’s research has focused on health inequality and social determinants of health in both China and United States, applied health econometrics, economic evaluation, and China’s labor market. His works have been published in Health Economics, Journal of Health Economics. His current research interests also include health economics, economics of obesity, mental health, genomics, and economic evaluation. He is a recipient of the CDC Excellence in Social and Behavioral Science Research Award in 2013. He has served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Chinese Economists Society (CES) twice (2007-2008, 2012-2013) and the President of CES (2017-2018). He led the efforts to found the China Health Policy and Management Society (CHPAMS) and served as the President of CHPAMS during 2016-2018. He served as the President of the Asian Pacific Islander Employees of CDC/ATSDR during 2014-2016 and was awarded the Civilian Award of Excellence in Diversity by the Federal Asian Pacific American Council in 2016.