May 3, 2018
REAL is led by Dr. Jada Moore-Ruffin, a seasoned, compassionate, down to earth and lifelong learner who loves to solve medical problems using a whole person concept. Dr. Jada has trained extensively completing residency at Grant Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio and a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Health Policy and Leadership at the Satcher Health Leadership Institute in Atlanta, Georgia. She is distinguished as a Fellow of the American Board of Family Physicians and is Board Certified in Family Medicine.
As a highly accomplished physician with over two decades of experience, in caring for men, women and children of all ages as a Wellness Based Primary Care Specialist. Dr. Jada, as called most, is known for incorporating nutrition, healthy lifestyle and wellness principles into her comprehensive care and is a Certified Integrative Nutrition Coach by the Institute of Integrative Nutrition (IIN) in New York City. This innovative training allowed her to gain knowledge in an area of nutritional health that most physicians will never experience in their medical careers. Recognizing the importance of hormone balance as a critical part of healthy aging, Dr. Jada recently became a Certified Practitioner for BioTE- a Medical Pellet Hormone Therapy Optimization System.
With years of experience in providing preventive care as well as diagnosing and managing complex diseases and health conditions Dr. Jada is well equipped to lead clients through the weight loss and wellness journey safely and skillfully. She holds the distinction of being one of a small percentage of physicians nationwide to be Board Certified in Medical Bariatrics by the American Board of Obesity Medicine.
She has held numerous leadership positions over her career span, including the Georgia Association for Primary Care, and the Georgia Academy of Family Physicians. She has held faculty positions at The Ohio State University, Emory University and currently at Morehouse School of Medicine as Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Family Medicine.
Dr. Jada has numerous affiliations, including Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Always civic minded, she serves her community by volunteering in various capacities. She has educated, empowered and encouraged groups both large and small, locally and nationally on health and wellness, self-care and leadership.
Dr. Jada enjoys most of all spending time with her family of 5. She loves practicing what she teaches and enjoys trying new healthy recipes and taking long walks with her 10-year-old Boxer, Oscar. Her next venture is working on her first book, a neo-soul food cookbook with a twist.