Prof. Joan A. Marn has been a clinical instructor and an undergraduate student advisor for the Department of Dietetics & Nutrition since 2009. A year later, she became the director of the Didactic Program in Dietetics. She is a professional member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the Florida Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and the Miami Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics. Prof. Marn graduated with a B.S. in medical dietetics from the Ohio State University, and then held a clinical position at their tertiary-care hospital. Upon moving to Miami, FL, she built on her extensive clinical practice and outpatient counseling experience and became the chief clinical dietitian at Doctors’ Hospital. After obtaining her M.S. in dietetics and nutrition from Florida International University, she joined the Department of Dietetics & Nutrition and became a valuable asset, teaching and advising undergraduate students. As director of the Didactic Program in Dietetics, she plays an essential role in the department’s accreditation process.