Melynda Barnes

Dr. Melynda Barnes is responsible for Ro’s clinical strategy as well as quality and patient safety initiatives. She also shapes the company’s proprietary EMR and technology tools offered to providers, and supports the development of new health and wellness products offered to patients. In addition, Dr. Barnes leads Ro’s nationwide network of affiliated providers and clinicians, designing and supporting clinical frameworks that allow providers to deliver the highest quality of care.

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An Ounce of Prevention Isn’t Enough To Treat Obesity

If we want to support people with obesity, the weight loss debate must stop conflating obesity prevention with obesity treatment. Instead, we should focus on the tools that best solve the needs of people where they are – just as we would for cancer or diabetes – by making the most effective treatments possible available.