Meet Our Corporate Dietitians
Our corporate dietitians provide nutrition guidance for corporate initiatives, support all Publix stores, and provide customer feedback for nutrition related inquiries.
Shannon McManus, RDN, LDN
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Shannon is the Manager of Customer Wellness at Publix and is responsible for leading the efforts for all customer-facing nutrition programs, including our in-store Dietitian Services.
Shannon earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Food and Nutrition from Florida State University. She completed her Dietetic Internship with the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Shannon is a registered and licensed dietitian nutritionist and has received a Certificate of Training in Adult Weight Management, and completed the Childhood and Adolescent Weight Management Programs from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Berenice Marin, RDN, LDN
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Berenice is Publix's Nutrition Specialist and is responsible for managing our nutritional maintenance system as well as our customer wellness shelf tag programs, such as Better Choice. Berenice is passionate about educating shoppers on how to select better-for-you foods and provide them with ideas to make a tasty and nutritious meal.
Berenice earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from Florida International University. She completed a Dietetic Internship at Bay Pines Veterans Affairs healthcare system in Florida and holds an associate's degree in culinary arts from Johnson & Wales University. Berenice is a registered and licensed dietitian nutritionist and is a member of the Tampa Dietetic Association and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Jennifer Patzkowsky, MS, RDN, LDN
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As Publix's Corporate Dietitian, Jennifer provides food and nutrition expertise to all business areas, departments, and retail stores.
Jennifer earned her master's degree in nutritional sciences with an emphasis in health promotion from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. She also has a bachelor's degree in exercise science. Jennifer is a registered dietitian, and is licensed by the State of Florida as a dietitian and nutritionist. She's also received a Certificate of Training in Adult Weight Management from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Ask a Dietitian
Our corporate dietitians are here for you. If you have a question about food or nutrition, just send an email to Publix.Dietitian@publix.com and one of our dietitians would be glad to assist you.
Please be advised that any information submitted through email to the Publix Dietitians is unencrypted and is not a secure means of communication. Please do not submit any medical questions or personal health information to the Publix Dietitians through email. This email service is not intended for medical inquiries or urgent issues, and is only monitored during normal business hours. If you have a question about a medical procedure or diagnosis, please consult your physician. If you are experiencing a medical emergency, please call 911.
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