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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

Self-care: 4 ways to nourish body and soul featured image

Monique Tello, MD, MPH

Self-care: 4 ways to nourish body and soul

Fitting in fitness for busy people featured image

Exercise & Fitness

Fitting in fitness for busy people

Urinary incontinence: Common and manageable featured image

Monique Tello, MD, MPH

Urinary incontinence: Common and manageable

A doctor’s recipe for a healthy breakfast featured image

Nutrition

A doctor’s recipe for a healthy breakfast

Diabetes: Adding lifestyle changes to medication can deliver a knockout punch featured image

Exercise & Fitness

Diabetes: Adding lifestyle changes to medication can deliver a knockout punch

Patient-Centered Medical Home: A new model for medical care featured image

Monique Tello, MD, MPH

Patient-Centered Medical Home: A new model for medical care

Intensive lifestyle change: It works, and it's more than diet and exercise featured image

Monique Tello, MD, MPH

Intensive lifestyle change: It works, and it's more than diet and exercise

Mind over matter? How fit you <em>think</em> you are versus actual fitness featured image

Exercise & Fitness

Mind over matter? How fit you think you are versus actual fitness

The best place to launch a healthy lifestyle? Your kitchen featured image

Monique Tello, MD, MPH

The best place to launch a healthy lifestyle? Your kitchen

Exercise today, look better tomorrow (really) featured image

Exercise & Fitness

Exercise today, look better tomorrow (really)

More evidence that exercise helps keep your brain fit featured image

Exercise & Fitness

More evidence that exercise helps keep your brain fit

Lifestyle change: “I know what to do, I just need to do it…but how?” featured image

Exercise & Fitness

Lifestyle change: “I know what to do, I just need to do it…but how?”

Exercise versus caffeine: Which is your best ally to fight fatigue? featured image

Exercise & Fitness

Exercise versus caffeine: Which is your best ally to fight fatigue?

Eat only every other day and lose weight? featured image

Monique Tello, MD, MPH

Eat only every other day and lose weight?

Run for your (long) life featured image

Exercise & Fitness

Run for your (long) life

Over-the-counter pain relievers and your heart featured image

Heart Health

Over-the-counter pain relievers and your heart

Taking medicines like you’re supposed to: Why is it so hard? featured image

Monique Tello, MD, MPH

Taking medicines like you’re supposed to: Why is it so hard?

A strengths-based approach to autism featured image

Child & Teen Health

A strengths-based approach to autism

If you have low back pain try these steps first featured image

Monique Tello, MD, MPH

If you have low back pain try these steps first

What’s the evidence for evidence-based medicine? featured image

Monique Tello, MD, MPH

What’s the evidence for evidence-based medicine?

The tricky thing about asthma featured image

Monique Tello, MD, MPH

The tricky thing about asthma

A primary care doctor delves into the opioid epidemic featured image

Monique Tello, MD, MPH

A primary care doctor delves into the opioid epidemic

When a nasty stomach virus strikes… featured image

Monique Tello, MD, MPH

When a nasty stomach virus strikes…

What is prediabetes and why does it matter? featured image

Exercise & Fitness

What is prediabetes and why does it matter?

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