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Dr. Madelyn Fernstrom

National Expert in Health and Wellness

About

Professional Profile

Madelyn Fernstrom is an award-winning clinician, scientist, health journalist, and author. She is a national media expert in the field of health and wellness with a particular focus on mindful living.

Corporate Health

Health and Wellness Consultant – Comcast-NBCUniversal

  • Working with companies/institutions for strategic health planning.
  • Design and implementation of impactful, engaging, and effective strategies for scalable population health initiatives.

Corporate Wellness Speaker

  • Speaker for meetings and events to motivate and engage consumers of all ages in building a culture of wellness.

Madelyn Fernstrom

Media

Health and Nutrition Editor for NBC News and TODAY Show

On-air talent for topics in health, nutrition, wellness, and weight control. Member of NBC News Medical Unit, contributing to scientific vetting of health content for Nightly News and Today Show.

Contributing Writer - NBCNews.com and TODAY.com

Writing digital articles for the Health section, focusing on translation of new science to practical tips for readers.

Health Editor-at-Large - iVillage.com

Advisor for health and wellness content.

Books

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The Runner’s Diet

An easy to follow guide for balancing food intake and activity for weight loss.

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The Real You Diet

An easy to follow guide for balancing food intake and activity for weight loss.

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Don't Eat This if You're Taking That

Don’t Eat This if You’re Taking That

Coming out October 2015!

Academic

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Professor of Psychiatry, Surgery, and Epidemiology

Primary academic appointment in Psychiatry. Secondary appointments in Epidemiology (School of Public Health) and Surgery.
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Founding Director of UPMC Weight Management Center

A system-wide multi-disciplinary continuity of care platform for long term weight management. Comprehensives services for lifestyle, medication, and surgical weight loss options (including post-weight loss body contouring surgery).
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Author

Author of more than 100 scientific papers in the area of neuroscience, nutrition, weight management, and eating behavior.

Education

Boston University

Bachelor of Arts

  • Biology (plus honors research project in reproductive endocrinology)

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

PhD

  • Interdisciplinary Training: Neuroscience, Nutritional Biochemistry and Metabolism, Psychopharmacology
  • Basic and Clinic Research

Harvard Medical School

Fellowship

  • Advanced training in Neuroscience, Endocrinology, and Behavior
  • Basic and Clinical Research

American College of Nutrition

Board Certification

  • Board Certified Nutrition Specialist by American College of Nutrition.

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Contact

Twitter
@DrFernstrom
Madelyn H. Fernstrom, PhD, CNS
contact@drmadelynfernstrom.com

Let's Get In Touch

If you’re interested in contacting Madelyn for speaking engagements, lectures, or consultations, please fill out the form below or email at: contact@drmadelynfernstrom.com.




Dr. Madelyn Fernstrom

Award-winning Clinician
Scientist
Author
National Media Expert