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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

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

Monique Tello, MD, MPH

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

Healthy, wholesome easy lunches featured image

Monique Tello, MD, MPH

Healthy, wholesome easy lunches

5 tips for the farmers market featured image

Monique Tello, MD, MPH

5 tips for the farmers market

What’s a healthy breakfast? featured image

Monique Tello, MD, MPH

What’s a healthy breakfast?

Healthy lifestyle can prevent diabetes (and even reverse it) featured image

Monique Tello, MD, MPH

Healthy lifestyle can prevent diabetes (and even reverse it)

Barbecue better for Labor Day featured image

Monique Tello, MD, MPH

Barbecue better for Labor Day

Home cooking: Healthy family meals featured image

Child & Teen Health

Home cooking: Healthy family meals

Home cooking: Good for your health featured image

Monique Tello, MD, MPH

Home cooking: Good for your health

Depression: Common medication side effect? featured image

Monique Tello, MD, MPH

Depression: Common medication side effect?

Healthy lifestyle: 5 keys to a longer life featured image

Staying Healthy

Healthy lifestyle: 5 keys to a longer life

Exercise as part of cancer treatment featured image

Cancer

Exercise as part of cancer treatment

Obesity is complicated — and so is treating it featured image

Exercise & Fitness

Obesity is complicated — and so is treating it

Can dark chocolate improve vision? featured image

Monique Tello, MD, MPH

Can dark chocolate improve vision?

Screening mammograms: One recommendation may not fit all featured image

Monique Tello, MD, MPH

Screening mammograms: One recommendation may not fit all

Which diet is best for long-term weight loss? featured image

Monique Tello, MD, MPH

Which diet is best for long-term weight loss?

Rethinking A1c goals for type 2 diabetes featured image

Monique Tello, MD, MPH

Rethinking A1c goals for type 2 diabetes

Opioids in the household: “Sharing” pain pills is too common featured image

Monique Tello, MD, MPH

Opioids in the household: “Sharing” pain pills is too common

What patients — and doctors — need to know about vitamins and supplements featured image

Monique Tello, MD, MPH

What patients — and doctors — need to know about vitamins and supplements

Diet and depression featured image

Monique Tello, MD, MPH

Diet and depression

Calcium, vitamin D, and fractures (oh my!) featured image

Monique Tello, MD, MPH

Calcium, vitamin D, and fractures (oh my!)

Expert advice on how to quit smoking featured image

Heart Health

Expert advice on how to quit smoking

Avoiding holiday excess (and what to do if you overdo it) featured image

Monique Tello, MD, MPH

Avoiding holiday excess (and what to do if you overdo it)

What to do for stubborn low back pain featured image

Monique Tello, MD, MPH

What to do for stubborn low back pain

Real-life healthy dinners (for real people with real busy lives) featured image

Monique Tello, MD, MPH

Real-life healthy dinners (for real people with real busy lives)

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