Dr. Jimmy R. Mascaro, D.O., is an adult psychiatrist licensed in the states 

of New York and Iowa. He is the creator and author of the CUPS diet® 

as well as the administrator of the website, www.thecupsdiet.com.


Dr. Mascaro maintains a clinical practice at the Southern Iowa Mental 

Health Center in Ottumwa, Iowa, where he provides psychiatric services

for adults. His wife, Dr. Hilda M. Mascaro, M.D., a child and adolescent

psychiatrist licensed in New York and Iowa, provides psychiatric services

for children and Spanish speaking patients. Both utilize on-site and

telepsychiatric care.


After receiving his undergraduate degree (Bachelor of Science), with a

major in Psychology from Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa, he 

attended medical school at Des Moines University in Des Moines, Iowa,

where he graduated with a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree.

His Psychiatric residency was at the University of Iowa Hospitals and

Clinics in Iowa City, Iowa.


Dr. Mascaro has also served as the Medical Director for Adult Psychiatric

Medicine at Ottumwa Regional Health Center, and as an Adjunct Clinical

Instructor of Psychiatry for Des Moines University.


Dr. Mascaro currently resides in New York and routinely returns to his

home state of Iowa. In December, 2003, Dr. Mascaro began developing 

an easier and more practical way (using portion control) to achieve and

maintain weight loss. The result was the CUPS diet®.


Dr. Mascaro is a member of the following professional associations,

societies, and organizations:


American Medical Association


            Chicago, Illinois


American Diabetes Association


            Alexandria, Virginia


American Psychiatric Association


            Arlington, Virginia


American Society for Nutrition


            Bethesda, Maryland     


Dominican Medical Assn., Inc.  


            New York, New York


Iowa Psychiatric Society


            Des Moines, Iowa


Obesity Action Coalition


            Tampa, Florida


The Obesity Society  


            Silver Spring, Maryland


Dr. Mascaro is President of MASCARO HEALTH, INC., which is based

on the belief that healthcare and wellness are critical in providing a solid

foundation for quality of life and whose purpose is in providing innovative

solutions for health and happiness. 


the CUPS diet®, is a registered trademark of MASCARO HEALTH, INC. 


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