NUTRITION Project Intern
After completing her bachelor’s degree in foods and nutrition at San Diego State University, Monica joined the Healthy Dining team. As a degreed nutritionist, Monica works with Healthy Dining’s dietitians on identifying diabetes-friendly options at local restaurants for a newly developed mobile app. Additionally, she creates relationships with new restaurants and assists the tech team in a variety of projects. Before coming to Healthy Dining, Monica worked in pediatric obesity research for the University of California, San Diego, where she ran child interventions focusing on healthy eating strategies and behavior management. She also has a background in personal training and enjoys fitness, hiking and anything outdoors. Monica is a proud mom of two kids, ages 3 and 8, and a dietetic intern at Utah State University, working towards her credential to become a registered dietitian.