Natalie Muth, M.D., MPH, RDN, FAAP, FACSM Title: Pediatrician and Registered Dietitian Education: UCLA, University of North Carolina Gillings School of Public Health, University of North Carolina School of Medicine Location: Carlsbad, California Expertise: Pediatrics, Nutrition, Physical Activity Natalie Muth, M.D., is a pediatrician, registered dietitian, and adjunct assistant professor at the UCLA Gillings School of Public Health. Experience Dr. Muth is a primary care pediatrician at Children’s Primary Care Medical Group in Carlsbad, California, founder and director of the WELL Clinic, which helps children and families optimize health in the areas of nutrition, physical activity, sleep, screen use, and stress management. She also serves as an adjunct assistant professor at UCLA where she teaches an introductory nutrition course and has previously served on the executive committee of the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Obesity, having co-authored several AAP statements on nutrition and physical activity. Dr. Muth is an award-winning author, having published more than 100 articles and several books for parents including The Picky Eater Project: 6 Weeks to Happier, Healthier Family Mealtimes and How to Raise Healthy Eaters: Starting Solids. Education Dr. Muth double-majored in physiological science and psychology at UCLA, went on to receive her MPH Nutrition from the University of North Carolina Gillings School of Public Health, and obtained her medical degree from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine. She completed her internship and residency at the UCLA Pediatrics Residency Training Program. Dr. Muth is board-certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and is a fellow of both the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American College of Sports Medicine. About Parents Parents, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for trustworthy, empathetic, and supportive information and inspiration for your families. We reach 9 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists, fact checked, and reviewed by our Expert Review Board for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.