Dr. Ro, known as “America’s Nutrition Coach” on the Dr. Oz Show, served on the show’s medical advisory board for 7 years. She served as Nutrition Coach on The View helping Sherri Shepherd (to lose weight), on the Meredith Vieira Show, and Anderson Cooper’s daytime talk show as well. She regularly contributed to the Today Show, GMA, CBS This Morning and was a regular contributor to National Public Radio (NPR). To date, she has helped over 1.5 Million people lose more than 6 Million Pounds.
She is most widely known as host of Heart and Soul (BET), the first national network health and fitness television show for Black women.
Dr. Ro has been the go-to Nutrition Coach for Fortune 500 companies who established a brand of integrity, honor, genuine care and results for the women and families she serves.
She has received numerous honors including: recipient of the Ebony Power 100 list Of the Most Influential African Americans (twice), the Most Distinguished Alumnae Award of Howard University (twice), and called one of the Top 5 Nutritionists in the U.S. by More and Consumer Magazines. She is the third African American to be featured on the cover of Woman’s World Magazine for her work helping women to lose weight.
Dr. Ro hosts the Dr. Ro On Demand Podcast and coaches women in their prime through the maze of weight loss, curbing sugar cravings, overcoming emotional eating, and a myriad of life challenges.
Dr. Ro holds a Ph.D. in Nutritional Sciences and M.S. degree in Community Nutrition & Broadcast Journalism (Howard University) and a B.S. degree in Foods & Nutrition (Virginia State University).