A calling to conquer obesity

“Early in my life, I reacted against the idea of being in an ivory tower and doing lots of research because I could see that is where they were planning to put me. I really didn’t want to go there,” he says.

“I went and did some obstetric training and paediatrics and various things, anaesthetics even to be a country GP, and look what happens.”

After moving back to Melbourne for health and family reasons, Professor Dixon began some preliminary research on some of the significant outcomes of major weight loss and says he