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Jennifer Lee Ashton (born April 23, 1969) is a physician, author, and television correspondent . She is chief health and medical editor and chief medical correspondent for ABC News and Good Morning America , chief women's health correspondent for The Dr. Oz Show, and a columnist for Cosmopolitan Magazine. She is also a frequent guest speaker and moderator for events raising awareness of women's health issues.

Born: April 23, 1969 (age 50)
George Air Force Base ,
California , U.S.

Occupation: Ob-Gyn

Spouse(s)
Dr. Robert C. Ashton, Jr.
(divorced)

Children: Alex, Chloë

She is authorized by the Team USA medical
network to care for female U.S.
Olympians.

Early life and education

Ashton was born in California to Oscar
Garfein, a New York City cardiologist , and
Dorothy Garfein, a registered nurse. Her
brother, Evan Garfein, is chief of plastic
surgery and reconstructive surgery at
Montefiore Hospital in New York City.[1]
She attended Horace Mann School in
Riverdale, New York City, [2] where she
studied French and English.

In 1991, she graduated from Columbia
College, Columbia University , with a
bachelor's degree in art history. [3][4]
She received her medical degree from
Columbia College of Physicians and
Surgeons in 2000. [3][5]

In 2016, she received her master's degree
in nutrition from Columbia University.

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Biography: Jennifer Ashton (born 1969; Physician And Author) - Biography

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Career

A board-certified obstetrician and
gynecologist, [7] Ashton completed her
residency at St. Luke's–Roosevelt Hospital
Center in New York.

She has practiced as an attending physician
at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center ,
an affiliate of Mount Sinai Medical Center in
Englewood, New Jersey, and is currently in
private practice.

Ashton has authored numerous magazine
articles and contributed to a health blog for
The Record of Bergen, New
Jersey . In addition, she has
written three books: The Body Scoop for
Girls (2009), which educates teenage girls
on the topic of puberty ; Your Body
Beautiful (2012), which addresses health
and wellness issues in middle-aged women;
and Eat This When You're Expecting, Not
That (2016), in which she outlines a diet
designed specifically for pregnant
women.
Ashton launched her television career in
2006 as the first female medical
contributor to the Fox News Channel .

She appeared on The Learning Channel 's
A Baby Story, on PBS , and on Oprah &
Friends XM radio's The Dr. Oz Show.

She joined CBS News as a medical
correspondent in 2009, contributing
to all CBS media platforms, with regular
appearances on The CBS Evening News with
Katie Couric and The Early Show. She
remains a featured expert commentator on
WCBS Radio and its national
affiliates.

Ashton co-hosted the short-lived ABC
television series The Revolution, canceled in
April 2012 due to poor viewership.

She joined the ABC News medical unit as
senior medical contributor in 2012, making
regular appearances on Good Morning
America and ABC World News Tonight.

In 2013 she became an on-air personality
for the daytime talk show The Doctors.

Personal life

On August 31, 1996, Ashton married Robert
Ashton Jr, a thoracic and cardiac surgeon
and later had two children, Chloe and Alex.

In January 2017, they divorced. On
February 11, 2017, two weeks after the
divorce was finalized, Robert, 52,
committed suicide by jumping off the
George Washington Bridge. On June 6,
2018, after news of Kate Spade's suicide
broke, Ashton went public about her ex-
husband's death during an interview with
colleague George Stephanapoulos on Good
Morning America .

Ashton has revealed that she learned
Transcendental Meditation through the
David Lynch Foundation.

Bibliography

The Body Scoop for Girls: A Straight-Talk
Guide to a Healthy, Beautiful You, by
Jennifer Ashton M.D., Ob-Gyn with
Christine Larson, 2009,
ISBN 1-5833-3458-0 .

Your Body Beautiful: Clockstopping
Secrets to Staying Healthy, Strong, and
Sexy in Your 30s, 40s, and Beyond, by
Jennifer Ashton M.D., Ob-Gyn with
Christine Rojo, 2012,
ISBN 1-5833-3458-0 .

Eat This When You're Expecting, Not That:
Your Complete Guide to the Very Best
Foods For Every Stage of Pregnancy, by
America's leading OB/GYN Jennifer
Ashton, MD and David Zinczenko, 2016.

Awards and honors

In 2007, Ashton was recognized as a Woman
of Achievement by the Girl Scouts of
Northern New Jersey. [8] In 2008, she
received the Hope for The Future Award
from The Octoberwoman Foundation for
Breast Cancer Awareness .

Organizations

Ashton is a member of the North American
Society for Pediatric and Adolescent
Gynecology and a Fellow of the American
College of Obstetricians and
Gynecologists. [18] She serves on the Board
of Trustees of The Arnold P. Gold
Foundation for Humanism in Medicine and
of The Community Chest.

en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jennifer_Ashton

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