Dr. Robert Sloan has worked as a researcher and practitioner in the USA, Japan, and Singapore. Currently, he holds a tenured position in the faculty of medicine at Kagoshima University Graduate Medical School. His research focus is on chronic disease prevention. He has served as a subject matter expert for the U.S. Navy Public Health Centre and as a Deputy Director of the Singapore Ministry of Health-Health Promotion Board. He trained at the Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute in New Orleans, LA, and the Cooper Institute for Aerobics Research in Dallas, TX. He completed a Ph.D. in Public Health, M.A. in Exercise Science & Health Promotion, and a B.A. in Psychology.