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Markita Lewis, MS, RD

Markita Lewis, MS, RD

Markita Lewis is a registered dietitian who lives in the Los Angeles area. She has over 4 years of experience of providing clinical inpatient and outpatient medical nutrition therapy at LAC+USC Medical Center. Markita also works as a freelance health and wellness writer for a variety of nutrition and wellness brands.

Prior to professional career, she completed the combined master’s and dietetic internship program at the University of Georgia. She obtained her undergraduate degree at Louisiana State University in Nutrition and Foods Sciences, concentrating in dietetics with a minor in Psychology.

Research has been a focus of her academic career, completing several projects at LSU as a McNair Scholar and a participant in Michigan State University’s SROP program. Integrating cultural awareness into her life has also been of import, leading to involvement in organizations for minority and multicultural professional development, as well as promoting the culture and needs of racial and social minority groups.

Markita plans to integrate her love of culture and social justice into her career as a dietitian. Currently, she runs her own blog platform called Wellness and Chill, where she examines the intersections of wellness, culture, and the arts.

Education: Bachelor's Degree, Nutrition and Food Sciences, Psychology - Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College; Master's Degree, Foods and Nutrition - The University of Georgia
Certificates & Awards: Registered Dietician (RD); Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Workplace Certificate

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