Updated October 12, 2015
Dr. Hans Diehl was a recent guest speaker at the McDougall Advanced Study Weekend in Santa Rosa, CA.
Dr. Diehl was chosen as “One of America’s 20 Super-Heroes of the Health Movement,” Dr. Hans Diehl directs the Lifestyle Medicine Institute in Loma Linda and lectures at the College of Medicine at the University of Illinois at Rockford and at the School of Medicine of Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA. Offering more than 25 years of leadership in the emerging field of Lifestyle Medicine his pioneering efforts as an epidemiologically trained lifestyle interventionist with the Coronary Health Improvement Project (CHIP) have shown how simple lifestyle changes can prevent, arrest, and facilitate the reversal of many of our largely lifestyle related diseases. With more than 50,000 graduates, the results of the Randomized Clinical CHIP Trial have been published in 17 peer reviewed medical journals.
His books, Health Power, and Dynamic Health, and Dynamic Living book & workbook (co-authored with Aileen Ludington), have over two million copies in 17 languages in circulation. As an invited guest, he recently addressed, for the second year in a row, the World Congress on Weight Management in Chicago. He earned his doctorate in Health Science and an MPH in Public Health Nutrition from Loma Linda University. He has been married to Dr. Lily Pan for 40 years. Together they have two children: Byron, an orthodontist and Carmen, a clinical psychologist.