Dr. John C. Peters

Chief Strategy Officer, University of Colorado, The Anschutz Center for Health and Wellness

John Peters, PhD is chief of strategy and innovation at the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center and professor of endocrinology, metabolism and diabetes at University of Colorado. Peters, a leading researcher and strategist in nutrition, obesity and diabetes, is charged with designing and implementing groundbreaking nutrition and health research and programming.

Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Colorado in September 2011, he spent 26 years at Procter & Gamble Company in a variety of research and development positions in food and beverage, health care and corporate new business development.
He is also involved in several public health initiatives promoting healthy lifestyle behaviors. He is co-founder and chief executive officer of America on the Move and past president of the International Life Science Institute Center for Health Promotion. Peters has published over 120 scientific papers and reviews and co-authored the book The Step Diet.

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