Thomas M. Campbell II, MD
Medical Director, T. Colin Campbell Ctr. for Nutrit. Studies
Clinical Director and co-founder, U. of Rochester Program for Nutrit. in Medicine
Thomas M. Campbell II, MD is the co-founder and Clinical Director of the Program for Nutrition in Medicine at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. A board certified family physician, he also maintains a traditional primary care practice in Rochester, NY. In addition, Dr. Campbell is the Medical Director and an educator at the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies, Ithaca NY, a nonprofit organization 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 author of The Campbell Plan: The Simple Way to Lose Weight and Reverse Illness, Using The China Study’s Whole-Food, Plant-Based Diet. He is co-author, with his father T. Colin Campbell, PhD, of The China Study, which has sold over a million copies and has been broadly influential nationally and internationally. In 2011, the documentary Forks Over Knives was released, inspired in part by the research presented in The China Study.
Dr. Campbell received 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 topics of nutrition and health, both for professional audiences and laypeople. He has published in the Israel Medical Association Journal and in CME publications “Primary Care Reports” and “Integrative Medicine Alert”. He is a seven-time marathon finisher.