Jorge O. Moreno
Published September 16, 2021

Dr. Jorge O. Moreno is an assistant professor of medicine at the Yale School of Medicine, an internist and a diplomat of the American Board of Obesity Medicine. Moreno works in primary care to treat patients, particularly those with obesity-related conditions. He is also a public health advocate for Hispanic and Latinx communities. 

Moreno’s clinical practice is at Yale Internal Medicine Associates, where he founded an integrated obesity medicine clinic. Amid the coronavirus pandemic, he has been featured on NPR, WNPR, NBC News and ABC News to discuss COVID-19 misinformation and vaccine hesitancy among Hispanic and Latinx communities. He also creates informational videos in Spanish that discuss COVID-19 vaccines and answer common questions.

He holds a B.S. in biomedical sciences from Columbia University and an M.D. from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. Moreno completed his internal medical residency at the Yale School of Medicine. 

A Mexican man with short, curly, dark brown hair and a short beard smiles directly at the camera. He is wearing square, black, glasses, a while collared shirt, light blue suit jacket, and red, white, and blue pinstripe tie.

Photo Courtesy of Jorge Moreno

Pronouns: He/him

Expertise: Medicine, obesity, public health, vaccine hesitancy

Location: New Haven, Conn.


Twitter: @MDJorgeMoreno 

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