About the Creator: Markita Lewis, MS, RD
Markita Lewis is a registered dietitian from South Louisiana who currently lives in the Los Angeles metro area. She has over 5 years of experience as a dietitian, with a majority of her clinical career was spent providing clinical inpatient and outpatient medical nutrition therapy at LAC+USC Medical Center. Markita also works as a freelance health and wellness copywriter for a variety of nutrition and wellness brands.
Prior to professional career, she completed the combined master’s degree and dietetic internship program at the University of Georgia in 2016. She obtained her undergraduate degree in 2014 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.
In her free time, Markita is an aerial artist, plays TTRPGs like Dungeons & Dragons, spends time hiking in nature, and enjoys the arts as a self-proclaimed “Fake Art Student.”