OPTIFAST Medical Director

OPTIFAST Medical Director Jamy Ard

Jamy Ard, M.D.

Medical Director, OPTIFAST
Nestlé Healthcare Nutrition

Dr. Jamy Ard is an Associate Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Prevention and the Department of Medicine at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, and Medical Director for the OPTIFAST Program.

Dr. Ard works closely with the OPTIFAST medical team to enhance current program protocols, guidelines and training curriculum. He is an expert on OPTIFAST medical benefits, product innovation, lifestyle education modules and clinical training. His passion for helping control the growing obesity epidemic is demonstrated by dedication to improving the already successful OPTIFAST program, refining two key components — stimuli narrowing (in this case, limiting food choices) and behavioral therapy.

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