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Dr. Monique Tello is a practicing primary care physician at Massachusetts General Hospital, an instructor at Harvard Medical School, and a published clinical researcher. She is originally from the Boston area, and graduated from Brown University and the University of Vermont College of Medicine. 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 completed a Fellowship in General Internal Medicine at Johns Hopkins Hospital. While living in Baltimore, she met her husband, local sports broadcaster Bob Socci, and they relocated to Massachusetts over a decade ago. They have two young children. Throughout training and beyond, Monique has been active in international health, volunteering at and supporting clinics in Central and South America, as well as participating in several disaster missions. She is a regular contributor for the Harvard Health Blog, reporting on clinical research, with a focus on diet and lifestyle studies. She also writes for MothersinMedicine.com and her own blog, GenerallyMedicine. She has written chapters for the books The Real Life of an Internist and Mothers in Medicine.