Ralph Mason, PhD, was invited as a visiting professor to the Hubei University of Medicine (HUM) (http://english.hbmu.edu.cn/structure/index.htm) as part of its "Famous Scientists Lecture Program in Hubei Province." (http://www.szshzyl.com/msg_detail.jsp?msg_info_id=20151021144714000001) He gave lectures in Shiyan and Suizhou, China. Dr. Li Liu acted as interpreter and also gave lectures at each institution. Following the visit to Hubei they were invited to give presentations to the Department of Urology at Xi'an Jiaotong University Medical Center in Xi'an, Shaanxi Province. Afterwards there was an opportunity for a brief vacation in Beijing including a visit to the Great Wall.