Michael Greger, MD, is Director of Public Health and Animal Agriculture at The Humane Society of the United States. As an internationally recognized lecturer on public health issues, he has presented at the Conference on World Affairs, the National Institutes of Health, and the Bird Flu Summit, among countless other symposia and institutions, and was invited as\r\nan expert witness in defense of Oprah Winfrey at the infamous “meat defamation” trial. Dr. Greger\r\nis a graduate of the Cornell University School of Agriculture and the Tufts University School of Medicine. He is the author of Carbophobia and Bird Flu. Dr. Greger was named one of the "25 Most Fascinating Vegetarians" by Veg News magazine in its July+August 2007 issue.