Portrait of Monique Tello
Monique Tello, MD, MPH, DIPABLM
Clinical Instructor, Harvard Medical School
Physician, Massachusetts General Hospital
Director of Research and Academic Affairs, MGH DGIM Healthy Lifestyle Program

Dr. Monique Tello has been a practicing physician at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and clinical instructor at Harvard Medical School since 2008. She is currently the director of Research and Academic Affairs for the MGH DGIM Healthy Lifestyle Program, a Wellcoaches certified Health and Wellness Coach and author of the evidence-based lifestyle change guide Healthy Habits for Your Heart (Simon and Schuster 2018). She has published over 700 articles, mostly at Harvard Health Blog covering the science behind healthy living and on her own personal blog www.DrMoniqueTello.com about achieving balance from the perspective of doctor and mother. She has also published in Scientific American, Newsweek, USA Today, Kevin MD, Doximity and more, all on medical topics. She completed a combined internal medicine and pediatrics residency training program at Yale/New Haven Hospital. After residency, she earned a Master's degree in public health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and completed a clinical research 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.