James O. Hill, PhD

james hill

Anshultz Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine
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.