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Monique Tello, MD, MPH

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Dr. Monique Tello is a practicing physician at Massachusetts General Hospital, director of research and academic affairs for the MGH DGM Healthy Lifestyle Program, clinical instructor at Harvard Medical School, and author of the evidence-based lifestyle change guide Healthy Habits for Your Heart. She completed a combined internal medicine and pediatrics residency training program at Yale/New Haven Hospital. After residency, she earned a master’s in public health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and fellowship in general internal medicine at Johns Hopkins Hospital. She is half Latina, speaks Spanish, and maintains a close relationship with her extended family in Guatemala. She is married to local sports broadcaster Bob Socci, and they have two young children, one with autism. She writes a popular blog, www.DrMoniqueTello.com, about achieving balance, health, and wellness from the perspective of doctor and mother.

Posts by Monique Tello, MD, MPH

Staying Healthy

Does exercise help protect against severe COVID-19?

Monique Tello, MD, MPH

My COVID-19 vaccine story –– and what happened next

Nutrition

Intermittent fasting: Does a new study show downsides — or not?

Monique Tello, MD, MPH

Lifestyle medicine for all: Healthy food comes first

Monique Tello, MD, MPH

Protesting in the time of COVID-19

Heart Health

Better heart health in eight weeks? Double down on fruits and veggies

Exercise & Fitness

6 self-care steps for a pandemic — always important, now essential

Monique Tello, MD, MPH

Go figure: A healthy eating approach helps people be healthy

Exercise & Fitness

Five healthy habits net more healthy years

Nutrition

Menopause and insomnia: Could a low-GI diet help?

Heart Health

Fiber-full eating for better health and lower cholesterol

Exercise & Fitness

Brain health rests on heart health: Guidelines for lifestyle changes

Exercise & Fitness

Activity: It all counts

Nutrition

Eating breakfast won’t help you lose weight, but skipping it might not either

Monique Tello, MD, MPH

Can you strong-arm diabetes?

Exercise & Fitness

Fat is more than calorie storage

Heart Health

A positive mindset can help your heart

Monique Tello, MD, MPH

Going Mediterranean to prevent heart disease

Exercise & Fitness

Heart disease and breast cancer: Can women cut risk for both?

Monique Tello, MD, MPH

Eat more plants, fewer animals

Heart Health

What’s good for the heart is good for the mind

Monique Tello, MD, MPH

Behavioral weight loss programs are effective — but where to find them?

Monique Tello, MD, MPH

Love those legumes!

Monique Tello, MD, MPH

Trauma-informed care: What it is, and why it’s important

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