Joan A. Marn

Director, Didactic Program in Dietetics and Clinical Instructor; Clinical Assistant Teaching Professor

Dietetics & Nutrition


Wellness and Cardiovascular Health


Professor Joan Marn moved to Miami, FL, from Columbus, OH, after receiving her bachelor’s degree in medical dietetics at The Ohio State University. She obtained a position as chief clinical dietician at (then) Doctors’ Hospital in Coral Gables, while finishing her master’s degree in dietetics and nutrition at Florida International University (FIU). In 2008, she began advising, then teaching in the accredited program in the FIU Department of Dietetics & Nutrition, and became its didactic program in dietetics director (DPD) in 2012.  Professor Marn loves teaching and traveling.


  • Florida International University, MS
  • The Ohio State University, BS