James O. Hill, PhD
Anshultz Professor of Pediatrics and
University of Colorado
Dr. Hill is the Founding Executive Director of the Anschutz
Health and Wellness Center at the University of Colorado Anschutz
Medical Campus. He also holds the position of Anschutz Endowed
Chair in Health and Wellness and is Professor of Pediatrics and
Medicine. Dr. Hill is cofounder of the National Weight Control
Registry, a registry of individuals who have successfully
maintained significant weight loss. He is cofounder of America on
the Move, a national initiative to prevent weight gain by inspiring
Americans to make small changes in how much they eat and move. In
1997, he served as Chair of the first World Health Organization
Consultation on Obesity. He was a member of the Expert Panel on
Obesity of the National Institutes of Health that developed the
first US guidelines for the treatment and prevention of obesity.
Dr. Hill has published more than 500 scientific articles and book
chapters, and is coauthor of the Step Diet Book. He lectures
worldwide on obesity, health and wellness.
Dr. Hill has no financial relationships to disclose relating to
the content of this activity.