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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.
Expertise: Medicine, obesity, public health, vaccine hesitancy
Location: New Haven, Conn.
Heard on Weekend Edition Sunday: “Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy Isn’t A One Size Fits All Approach”
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