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Dr. Melanie Worley: Emergency Medicine Physician and World Class Athlete

Dr. Melanie Worley is an Emergency Medicine physician and soon-to-be Sports Medicine fellow, a 3-time Boston marathoner with a 2:56 personal best in the marathon, and Ironman 70.3 World Championship Qualifier. She is passionate about plant-based diets for both athletic performance and disease prevention.

She attended undergraduate at Wake Forest University, where she graduated summa cum laude with a Health and Exercise Science major with honors and was a member of Phi Betta Kappa. She then went on to Ohio University for medical school, where she was president of the Lifestyle Medicine Club and published two lifestyle medicine-related publications. In residency at Sarasota Memorial Hospital for the Florida State Emergency Medicine program, she served as the Chief Resident of Wellness.

To learn more, go to and follow @trainedonplants on Instagram and check out her podcast, which is all about lifestyle and sports medicine, plant-based fueling, and running/triathlon training.


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