Marlisa Brown

Screen Shot 2013-03-28 at 12.01.35 AMMARLISA BROWN MS RD CDE CDN
Bay Shore, NY 11706
Fax 631-666-5284

Marlisa Brown is a registered dietitian, certified diabetes educator and chef. She is also an international speaker, with over thirty years culinary experience, Marlisa has made numerous television appearances which include 5 years on “International Healthy Cooking” for The American Heart Association where Marlisa wrote and appeared on every show, in addition she is a member of the dLife TV Professional Council. Marlisa has a graduate degree in nutrition and a bachelor’s degree in marketing from C.W. Post/Long Island University, and has also studied at the Culinary Institute of America.

Marlisa is president of Total Wellness Inc., a private nutrition consulting company specializing in, culinary programs, corporate wellness, gastrointestinal disorders, celiac disease, diabetes, weight loss, preventive medicine, medical nutrition therapy, celiac disease, food allergies, and sports nutrition. Some of her corporate contacts include work with the NY Jets, Kennedy Space Center, Pratt and Whitney, Honeywell, Hofstra & Adelphi Universities Lilco, Guardian Life, Brookhaven National Labs, Goldman Sachs, Dean Witter Reynolds, Pall Corp, Bank of New York, Sony, Liz Claiborne, and Ethicon. As part of her foodservice background Marlisa had worked as a Wellness Coordinator for Lackmann Culinary Services over a ten year period.

Marlisa author of “Gluten-Free Hassle Free” and “Easy, Gluten-Free”. In addition she has contributed to many publications including, Salute, Scholastic, Shape, Food Service Management, Newsday, Parenting Magazine, Weight Training for Dummies, and Sports Nutrition Medicine and Rehabilitation . She has also written many programs including, Richard Simmons Food Mover Program, cookbooks, recipe cards and web site, Kathy Smiths’ Project You II for Diabetes, Jorge Cruises’ The 3-Hour Diet Cookbook, Leslie Sansones’ Walk Away the Pounds and the Turbo cooker.

She is the current nominating chair for Dietitians Integrative and Functional Medicine with The American Dietetic Association, chair of the nutrition section for The International Association of Culinary Professionals, and she has served as an officer on many boards, having been, past president, media representative, and public relations chair of the New York State Dietetic Association. Marlisa is a recipient of the 2011 Diabetes Educator of the Year from the Diabetes Care & Education Practice Group of The American Dietetic Association, The Emerging Dietetic Leader Award from the American Dietetic Association, Dietitian of the year from The Long Island Dietetic Association, Best Of Long Island from the L.I Press 2008/2009/2010/2011, and the community service award from C.W. Post/Long Island University, and she is listed on the school’s website along with other outstanding alumni.

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Our Programs


All New Diabetes Update 2017 (4.5 RDN/DTR CEUs)
New Program

Early Bird Special $99 Professional, $89 Student. Dates for early bird deadlines; for NYC (Extended to February 20th). After the Early Bird Deadline price changes to $159 Professional and $149 Students
The Beacon Hotel, NYC, Friday March 31st 2017 8:00 AM-1:00 PM

The Entrepreneurial Professional (4 RDN/DTR CEUs)

Early Bird Special $109 Professionals, $99 Student (Extended to February 10th) after February 20th price changes to $169 Professional and $149 Student
The Beacon Hotel, NYC, Friday March 31st, 2:00-6:00 PM

Starting & Developing a Successful Private Practice (3 RDN/DTR CEUs)

$149 Professional, $129 Students.

Meal Planning Strategies for Low FODMAPs and Gluten-Free Diets (2 RDN/DTR CEUs)

$129 Professional, $119 Student.

Multiskilling for Nutrition Professionals, How to Position Yourself in this Changing Marketplace.

Professional $169 Student $149

How to Write a Proposal

$149 Professional, $129 Student

How to Become an Insurance Provider

2 RD, CEUs $129 Professional, $119 Student, (includes all materials)

Gluten-Free and FODMAPs

Restricted diets for gluten-related disorders and IBS
$239 Professional, $199 Student.

Learn What it Takes to Get Published

4 RD, CEUs $169 Professional, $149 Student

FODMAP and Gluten-Free Baking Demonstration and Tasting

2 RD & DTR CEUs $120 Professional, $99 Student

Nutrition Billing

The Holiday Inn., Plainview, NY Saturday December 12, 2015 1PM-4PM. 3 RDN/DTR CEUs $149 Professional, $129 Student

Health Benefits of Spices Around the World

1 ½ RDN/DTR CEUs $69 Professional, $59 Student

Motivational Interviewing and Nutritional Intervention Strategies for Managing Complicated Patients

Essex Hotel and Spa, Essex VT, Saturday November 21st, 2015 9AM-1PM, 4 RDN/DTR CEUs
$169 Professional, $159 Student

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