Monica Auslander Moreno is the lead dietitian for a group dietitian practice (Essence Nutrition) in Miami. She has 7 years of experience, and her practice provides both in-office and virtual consultations and works with individuals, groups, offices, schools, and restaurants. In addition to her B.A. from the University of Florida, she holds a Master’s in Dietetics and Nutrition from Florida International University.
During this time, she matched into their highly competitive dietetic internship program, published, and presented her thesis as peer-reviewed, original research at the Food and Nutrition Conference and Exposition. She first practiced as an inpatient clinical dietitian for both pediatrics and adults at Jackson Memorial Hospital and cared for patients at the Miami Transplant Institute.
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