Dr. Jampolis is an internist and board certified physician nutrition specialist (one of only a few hundred in the country). She specializes exclusively in nutrition for weight loss and disease prevention and treatment.
A graduate of Tufts University as well as Tufts School of Medicine, she completed her residency in internal medicine at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, a Stanford University teaching hospital. In 2005, Dr. Melina hosted a program on the Discovery Network’s FIT TV titled “Fit TV’s Diet Doctor” and she currently serves as the diet and fitness expert for CNNHealth.com. She is the chief medical officer of smartnow and serves as a member of the advisory board and a regular contributor to www.vivmag.com and Heart Healthy Living (Meredith Corporation). In January 2010, she joined the medical advisory board of Better Homes & Gardens.
Her first book, The No-Time-to-Lose-Diet, was released in January 2007 and the paperback version, The Busy Person’s Guide to Permanent Weight Loss was released in May 2008.
Dr. Melina is a highly sought after public speaker and lectures throughout the country on nutrition for weight loss and optimal health. She has been interviewed by USA Today, USA Weekend, New York Post, Family Circle, Better Homes & Gardens, Glamour.com, Ladies Home Journal, First for Women, Women’s World, Alternative Medicine Magazine, Women’s Health, San Francisco Magazine, Clean Eating, Baby Talk, and more on nutrition and weight loss related topics. She has appeared numerous times on Live with Regis and Kelly as well as Dr. Oz. show, CNN, FOX News channel, FOX Business Network, and numerous local television and radio stations including ABC , NBC, FOX, KGO radio and KRON-4 news.
Dr. Jampolis maintains a small private practice in San Francisco and Los Angeles. She believes whole-heartedly in the role of nutrition in preventative medicine and achieving optimal health. She teaches a balanced and sustainable lifestyle based eating and exercise program and has helped thousands clients over the past eight years improve their health and well-being.
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