Monica Auslander Moreno is the founder of Miami’s premiere concierge nutrition practice, Essence Nutrition, LLC. Monica is highly credentialed. 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 which 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 also cared for patients at the Miami Transplant Institute. During her time as a clinical dietitian, she was responsible for the medical nutrition therapy of patients with cancer, burns, trauma, infections, organ transplants, gastrointestinal disorders, food allergy, pulmonary disorders, feeding disorders, developmental disabilities, and rehabilitative patients. She worked on multidisciplinary teams daily with doctors, psychologists, physical/occupational therapists, speech therapists, nurses, medical residents, and medical students. She also taught medical students and residents nutrition courses and serves as a visiting professor at the University of Miami’s Master’s in Nutrition program.