URMC / UR Program for Nutrition in Medicine / Our Team Our Team Clinical Director Thomas M. Campbell II, MD, is an instructor of clinical family medicine at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. A board certified family physician,Thomas is also the medical director of the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies, a nonprofit organization in Ithaca, NY, 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, with his father T. Colin Campbell, PhD, co-authored The China Study, The Most Comprehensive Study of Nutrition Ever Conducted and The Startling Implications for Diet, Weight-Loss, and Long-Term Health. A worldwide bestseller, it has inspired a documentary and influenced prominent athletes and politicians. In March 2015, Thomas published a follow-up practical book titled The Campbell Plan, which is sold as The China Study Solution in paperback. Thomas 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. Thomas regularly presents on the topic of nutrition and health, both for professional audiences and laypeople. He has published in the Journal of Geriatric Cardiology, Israel Medical Association Journal and in CME publications Primary Care Reports and Integrative Medicine Alert. He has completed multiple marathons. Program Director Erin Campbell, MD, MPH, is an assistant professor of Clinical Public Health Sciences at University of Rochester and a board-certified preventive medicine physician. She completed medical school at the University at Buffalo, internship in Pediatrics at the University of Rochester, and her General Preventive Medicine residency and chief residency at the University at Buffalo. Her masters of public health focused on community health and health behavior. As part of her scholarly activities in the past several years, Erin was involved in teaching, evaluating, and presenting the results of a nutrition and health initiative for medical students and public health students at the University at Buffalo. The non-credit classes used a multidisciplinary approach to teach clinically relevant nutrition. Her research interests include improving the nutrition education of health trainees, especially medical students, behavior change counseling for patients, and comprehensive lifestyle medicine programs for patients to improve chronic disease risk factors and outcomes.