Dr. Gopal Badlani is a professor and vice-chair, Urology, at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He is the editor of several textbooks and has authored more than 200 publications and book chapters. He is recognized as a world expert in the field of urinary incontinence and has been invited nationally and internationally as a visiting professor. He recently served a four-year term as Secretary General of the AUA and was a member of the Advisory Council of the NIDDK. His many awards and honors attest to his contributions to the field of Urology.