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Thomas M. Campbell, MD Physician, medical director of T. Colin Campbell Center

Dr. Thomas M. Campbell II is the medical director of the Highland Weight Management and Lifestyle Center, where he works with individuals and groups to lose weight and prevent and treat illness using diet and lifestyle. A board-certified family physician and specialist in obesity medicine, Dr. Campbell is also the medical director and an educator at the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies, a nonprofit organization in Ithaca, New York, which promotes optimal nutrition through science-based education, advocacy, and research in partnership with eCornell, Cornell University's online course provider.

A graduate of Cornell University, Thomas is the author of The China Study Solution: The Simple Way to Lose Weight and Reverse Illness, Using a Whole-Food, Plant-Based Diet. He is coauthor, with his father T. Colin Campbell, PhD, of The China Study, which has sold over two million copies. The documentary Forks Over Knives was inspired in part by the work presented in The China Study.

Dr. Campbell got his medical degree from the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and completed residency training in family medicine at the University of Rochester, Highland Hospital. He was awarded the UB 2010 American Academy of Family Physicians award for Excellence in Family Medicine along with UB's 2010 Humanitarian Zebra Award for "dedication to patients and willingness to consider unusual diagnoses." Thomas regularly presents on the topic of nutrition and health, both for professional audiences and laypeople. He has published in the Israel Medical Association Journal, Permanente Journal, and the Journal of Geriatric Cardiology and in CME publications Primary Care Reports and Integrative Medicine Alert. He has also completed multiple marathons.

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